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

George Poe

 
 
George Poe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 20, 2017
1. George Poe Marker
Inscription.
Revolutionary Patriot
Captain, 34th Battalion
Frederick County, Maryland Militia
1775-1776
Brother of Gen. David Poe, Deputy Quartermaster General
Great Uncle of Edgar Allan Poe
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Marker Placed by the Frederick Chapter, NSDAR
And the Sergeant Lawrence Everhart Chapter, MDSSAR
April 26, 2015

 
Erected 2015 by the Frederick Chapter, NSDAR
And the Sergeant Lawrnece Everhart Chapter, MDSSAR.
 
Location. 39° 29.606′ N, 77° 19.975′ W. Marker is in Walkersville, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Woodsboro Pike (Maryland Route 194) and Devilbiss Road. Touch for map. This marker is in the Israel Creek Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9509 Woodsboro Pike, Walkersville MD 21793, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Israel's Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Richfield (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Richfield (approx. 4.1 miles away); George Washington (approx. 4.1 miles away);
George Poe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 20, 2017
2. George Poe Marker
Libertytown (approx. 5.2 miles away); a different marker also named George Washington (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lewistown (approx. 5.4 miles away); Rose Hill Manor (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
George Poe's Grave image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 20, 2017
3. George Poe's Grave

In Memory of
George Poe
who departed this life at the residence of his son
in this county on the 25th of Aug. 1823
at the venerable Age of 83 Years
in remembrance of his many virtues
His children have erected this marble.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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