Maury House Trail

Maury House Trail (HMEHM)

Location: Spotsylvania, VA 22553 Spotsylvania County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 17.323', W 77° 38.241'

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The Battle of Chancellorsville

This short trail leads to the birthplace of Matthew Fontaine Maury, one of America's greatest scientists.

By the time of the Civil War, Maury's birthplace was gone, replaced by a simple brick house. Few of the 28,000 Confederate soldiers who marched past on May 2, 1863, knew the significance of the site tucked off the roadside about 200 yards in front of you. Today only a depression remains.
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HM NumberHMEHM
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Placed ByFredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 3:25pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 269339 N 4241140
Decimal Degrees38.28871667, -77.63735000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 17.323', W 77° 38.241'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 17' 19.38" N, 77° 38' 14.46" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8467-8589 Military Park Rd, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US
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