The First Completed Monument Dedicated to the Memory of George Washington

The First Completed Monument Dedicated to the Memory of George Washington (HM2DV2)

Location: Middletown, MD 21769
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 30.031', W 77° 37.393'

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In commemoration of the first completed monument
dedicated to the memory of George Washington.
Citizens of Boonsboro on July 4, 1827 marched behind
the Stars and Stripes to this site and built the towerto 15 feet.
They returned to complete the monument
in September of that year.
Placed by the Maryland State Society
Daughters of the American Revolution
Ruann Newcomer George, State Regent
October 15, 2011
HM NumberHM2DV2
Year Placed2011
Placed ByMaryland State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, January 26th, 2019 at 1:04pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 274444 N 4375607
Decimal Degrees39.50051667, -77.62321667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 30.031', W 77° 37.393'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 30' 1.8599999999999" N, 77° 37' 23.58" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)301, 240
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Appalachian Trail, Middletown MD 21769, US
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