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Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rochambeau Plaza

 
 
Rochambeau Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 24, 2007
1. Rochambeau Plaza Marker
Inscription. Named for the French General whose troops passed through here in 1781 en route to Yorktown. Records of the French Army noted plans were underway for a town at this place when the troops returned from Yorktown in 1782.
 
Erected 1985 by The City of Havre de Grace in celebration of its Bicentennial.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
 
Location. 39° 32.971′ N, 76° 5.381′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and St. Johnís Street, on the right when traveling north on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Out of the Flames ( here, next to this marker); War in the Chesapeake ( about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); "O! say can you see..." ( about 500 feet away); Surprise Attack ( about 500 feet away); No Respect ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Matilda O'Neill Home ( approx.
Rochambeau Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 4, 2013
2. Rochambeau Plaza Marker
Across Washington Street from Goll's Bakery.
0.2 miles away); Old Post Road: Susquehanna Lower Ferry ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Susquehanna Lower Ferry ( approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Rochambeau Plaza in Havre de Grace image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 12, 2007
3. Rochambeau Plaza in Havre de Grace
G. Washington Traveled This Road image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 4, 2013
4. G. Washington Traveled This Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,862 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 24, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on October 6, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   3. submitted on July 12, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4. submitted on October 6, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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