“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Abingdon in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Harford Town, or Bush

Harford Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
1. Harford Town Marker
Inscription. The French Troops of Count de Rochambeau in five divisions camped here at the end of August 1782—the 22nd camp on the return march from the Yorktown victory to the north.
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
Location. 39° 28.301′ N, 76° 16.029′ W. Marker is near Abingdon, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Philadelphia Road (Maryland Route 7) 0.8 miles south of Maryland Route 136, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Abingdon MD 21009, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “The Bush Declaration” (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); This Tablet (about 600 feet away); Old Post Road: Cokesbury College (approx. one mile away); Captain John Smith (approx. 1.6 miles away); Site of “Old Baltimore” (approx. 1.6 miles away); Sophia’s Dairy (approx. 1.8 miles away); Gov. William Paca (approx. 2.2 miles away); “Constant Friendship” (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abingdon.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,634 times since then and 45 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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