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Crownsville in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Count de Rochambeauís

 
 
Count de Rochambeau's Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 29, 2002
1. Count de Rochambeau's Marker
Inscription. Count de Rochambeauís troops marched over this road from Spurrierís Tavern to “Scottís Plantation” (Belvoir) on Sept. 16, 1781 on the way to Yorktown. Washington and Rochambeau had gone ahead Sept. 10–11 on the way to Mt. Vernon.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
 
Location. 39° 2.928′ N, 76° 36.876′ W. Marker is in Crownsville, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Generals Highway (Maryland Route 178) 0.3 miles south of Sunrise Beach Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crownsville MD 21032, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry Baldwin (approx. half a mile away); Baldwin Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. one mile away); The Severn Crossroads Church (approx. one mile away); Old Stage-Coach Road (approx. one mile away); Charles W. Baldwin Hall (approx. one mile away); Anne Arundel Academy (approx. 1.4 miles away); Shipley's Choice (approx. 2.3 miles away); Widow Ramseyís Tavern (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Count de Rochambeauís Marker and the Rising Sun Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Tabitha Preast, May 18, 2008
2. Count de Rochambeauís Marker and the Rising Sun Tavern

1. Wikipedia entry for Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de Rochambeau. (Submitted on May 19, 2008, by Tabitha Preast of Hanover, Maryland.)
2. National Park Service - Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route. (Submitted on May 22, 2008, by Tabitha Preast of Hanover, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & Patriotism
 
Rising Sun Tavern image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 29, 2002
3. Rising Sun Tavern
Count de Rochambeau's marker is located on the grounds of the Rising Sun Tavern, 1753-1928.
Rear of the Building image. Click for full size.
By Tabitha Preast, May 18, 2008
4. Rear of the Building
The boxwoods seen here are estimated to be 250 years old.
First Level Interior image. Click for full size.
By Tabitha Preast, May 18, 2008
5. First Level Interior
Picture is on the first level, to the left of the front entrance.
First level Interior image. Click for full size.
By Tabitha Preast, May 18, 2008
6. First level Interior
First level interior, to the right front of the entrance.
Plaque above Interior Back Door image. Click for full size.
By Tabitha Preast, May 18, 2008
7. Plaque above Interior Back Door
In memory of
James Baldwin
Patriot
1759 - 1819
The righteous shall be in
everlasting remembrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,572 times since then and 173 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 9, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on May 18, 2008, by Tabitha Preast of Hanover, Maryland.   3. submitted on October 9, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 18, 2008, by Tabitha Preast of Hanover, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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