The Ross Home

The Ross Home (HM1O5M)

Location: Frederick, MD 21701 Frederick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 24.966', W 77° 24.744'

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In this home General Lafayette lodged as a guest of Colonel John McPherson Dec. 29-31, 1824. In 1840 Francis Scott Key author of the National Anthem was inspired here to write the poem that honors his cousin Mrs. Eleanor Pottsthen the owner of the home.
HM NumberHM1O5M
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Historical Period18th Century, 19th Century
Historical PlaceHome
Marker TypeHistoric Home
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Year Placed1974
Placed ByThe Frederick Chapter, DAR and Friends
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 24th, 2015 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 292323 N 4365730
Decimal Degrees39.41610000, -77.41240000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 24.966', W 77° 24.744'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 24' 57.9600" N, 77° 24' 44.6400" W
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Area Code(s)301, 410, 240
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 103 Council St, Frederick MD 21701, US
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