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

Belvoir

(Scottís Plantation)

 
 
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By F. Robby, December 29, 2002
1. Belvoir (Scott's Plantation) Marker
Inscription. French troops under Count de Rochambeau made their 36th camp here September 16-17, 1781, enroute to Yorktown, Virginia. Most of the troops embarked from Annapolis, but the artillary marched to Georgetown to cross the Potomac River.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
 
Location. 39° 1.126′ N, 76° 35.02′ W. Marker is in Crownsville, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Crownsville Road (Maryland Route 178) 1.1 miles south of Crownsville Road, on the left 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry Baldwin (approx. 2.1 miles away); Annapolis Water Company (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hockley-in-the-Hole (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Count de Rochambeauís (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Generalís Highway (approx. 3 miles away); Trunk of the Three Mile Oak (approx. 3.2 miles away); Camp Parole (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crownsville.
 
More about this marker.
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By F. Robby, December 29, 2002
2. Scott's Plantation
On dirt road through the woods.
An earlier version of this marker, with almost identical text, was erected by the State Roads Commission in the 1930s.
 
Also see . . .  Site description from the Maryland Historical Trust. (Submitted on March 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraMilitaryWar, US Revolutionary
 
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William D. Morgan - Maryland Historical Trust Historic Sites Survey, June 1969
3. Belvoir
Belvoir image. Click for full size.
William D. Morgan - Maryland Historical Trust Historic Sites Survey, June 1969
4. Belvoir
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,289 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on March 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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