Former Site of Tory Gaol

Former Site of Tory Gaol (HM2QN)

Location: Frederick, MD 21701 Frederick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 24.994', W 77° 24.618'

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A log jailhouse (gaol),
built to house
British prisoners or Tories,
stood on this site in June, 1776.
The tiny two story gaol
was 30 feet long and 20 wide.
The six-room facility
held prisoners throughout the
Revolutionary War.
Converted to a stable
after the war,
the building stood until 1846.
HM NumberHM2QN
Placed ByFarmers & Mechanics National Bank
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 2:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 292505 N 4365777
Decimal Degrees39.41656667, -77.41030000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 24.994', W 77° 24.618'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 24' 59.64" N, 77° 24' 37.08" W
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Area Code(s)301, 410, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-18 E 2nd St, Frederick MD 21701, US
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