August 26, 1814

August 26, 1814 (HM1TN)

Location: Brookeville, MD 20833 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 10.831', W 77° 3.519'

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In this village President Madison and members of his official family found refuge in the home of Caleb Bentley, first Postmaster of Brookeville, following the burning of the Capitol and the White House by the British army. Many other refugees from Washington also found shelter here.
HM NumberHM1TN
Year Placed1964
Placed ByThe Montgomery County Historical Society and The Maryland House and Garden Tour, 1962
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 4:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322183 N 4338827
Decimal Degrees39.18051667, -77.05865000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 10.831', W 77° 3.519'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 10' 49.86" N, 77° 3' 31.14" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-27 MD-97, Brookeville MD 20833, US
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