"Partridge Hill"

"Partridge Hill" (HMAB)

Location: Elkton, MD 21921 Cecil County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 36.441', W 75° 49.883'

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Built c. 1760

Home of Henry Hollingsworth, merchant, legislator and colonel of Elk Battalion of Militia in Revolutionary Way as Commissary for the Eastern Shore. He obtained supplies for the Americans and French allies embarking near here in 1781 on voyage down Elk River and Chesapeake Bay to Virginia, where they engaged the British under Cornwallis. Hollingsworth and other patriots had pledged their fortunes to supply cattle, flour and boats for the armies of Washington, Lafayette and Rochambeau.
Year Placed1978
Placed ByCecil Post and Cecil Unit 15, American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 5:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 428628 N 4384508
Decimal Degrees39.60735000, -75.83138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 36.441', W 75° 49.883'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 36' 26.46" N, 75° 49' 52.98" W
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Area Code(s)443, 410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 129-145 MD-7, Elkton MD 21921, US
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