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Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Richfield

 
 
Richfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 9, 2017
1. Richfield Marker
Inscription.
Birthplace of
Rear Admiral
Winfield Scott Schley, USN
Born Oct. 9, 1839 - Died Oct. 2, 1911
"The Hero of Santiago" July 3, 1898

 
Location. 39° 28.116′ N, 77° 24.08′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on U.S. 15 near Willow Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Richfield (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Rose Hill Manor (approx. 2.3 miles away); Laboring Sons Memorial Ground (approx. 3.3 miles away); Roger Brooke Taney (approx. 3.5 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.5 miles away); John McElroy, S.J. (approx. 3.5 miles away); Frederick County Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Richfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 9, 2017
2. Richfield Marker
The marker is in the same pulloff as the Civil War Trails marker "Richfield" and a George Washington bicentennial marker.
"Richfield" image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 9, 2017
3. "Richfield"
The house exists, with some changes.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 15, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 188 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 15, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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