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Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and His Men

 
 
Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and His Men Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, January 14, 2006
1. Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and His Men Plaque
Inscription. To commemorate the encampment in Maryland of Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and his men at Owen's Ordinary, now Rockville, April 20, 1755. This stone is placed by the Janet Montgomery Chapter, Daughters of he American Revolution, Mrs. Morris L. Croxall, Regent, July 9, 1913.
 
Erected by Janet Montgomery Chapter, Daughters of he American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock marker series.
 
Location. 39° 5.02′ N, 77° 9.075′ W. Marker is in Rockville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Courthouse Square near East Jefferson Street (Maryland Route 28), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. On the grounds of the Old Red Brick Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Rockville MD 20850, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1891 Red Brick Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Court House Square (a few steps from this marker); The Confederate Monument (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported permanently removed. ); Gettysburg Campaign (within
Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and His Men Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, January 14, 2006
2. Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and His Men Stone Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Monongahela 1755 - Braddock's Defeat. (Submitted on January 18, 2006.)
2. Montgomery County and 1755: A War, a Tavern and a Park. (PDF) the Preservationist, Spring 2005. (Submitted on April 17, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, French and Indian
 
Braddock Marker Stone image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 7, 2007
3. Braddock Marker Stone
Stands next to the Maryland Civil War Trails Markers.
Gen. Braddock image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
4. Gen. Braddock
Engraving by William Sartain, c. 1899.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,562 times since then and 126 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   3. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on April 17, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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