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

Braddock, Washington, and Franklin

 
 
Braddock, Washington, and Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 3, 2007
1. Braddock, Washington, and Franklin Marker
Inscription. On April 23, 1755
At a Tavern located near this spot
General Edward Braddock
Colonel George Washington
and
Benjamin Franklin
Met to plan the British
assault on Ft. Dusquesne
During the French & Indian War
This plaque erected by the Kiwanis Club of Frederick
June 8, 1998
 
Erected 1998 by Kiwanis Club of Frederick.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock marker series.
 
Location. 39° 24.752′ N, 77° 24.778′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from South Court Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Mullinix Park, near Court Street. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Hanson (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); B & O Railroad Station (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named John Hanson (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named John Hanson (about 600 feet away); A Good Night's Rest
The Site Today image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 3, 2007
2. The Site Today
The site of such a rather interesting slice of early American history is tucked away in a quite corner of downtown Frederick.
(about 600 feet away); 1862 Antietam Campaign (about 700 feet away); May 17, 1943 (about 700 feet away); Barbara Fritchie House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Also see . . .  Mr. Franklin to the Rescue and A Virginia Volunteer. Braddock would meet Franklin and Washington at Frederick. Franklin offering logistical support. Washington would join General Braddock as an aide. (Submitted on September 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
Washington's Headquarters Frederick image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 11, 2009
3. Washington's Headquarters Frederick
Close-up of image on marker
Washington's Headquarters, Frederick, Maryland image. Click for full size.
By Marken and Bielfield
4. Washington's Headquarters, Frederick, Maryland
Marken and Bielfield published this postcard image in their 1908 Souvenir of Historic Frederick.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,316 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on August 28, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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