Lt. Col. Nathaniel Ramsay

Lt. Col. Nathaniel Ramsay (HMFI)

Location: North East, MD 21901 Cecil County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 34.401', W 75° 58.541'

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Member of Council of Safety and Courageous Officer of the Maryland Line in Revolutionary War, native of Pennsylvania, Princeton Graduate (1767) and lawyer. He settled in brick house near this site after his marriage in 1771 to Margaret Jean Peale. In 1775 he and his brother-in-law, famed portrait painter and inventor Charles Wilson Peale, conducted experiments here in manufacturing of gunpowder. Serving under Washington in 1778, Ramsay was wounded at Monmouth, New Jersey, and taken prisoner by the British. After the war he served 2 terms in Congress.
Placed ByMaryland Bicentennial Commission & Maryland Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 8:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 416199 N 4380859
Decimal Degrees39.57335000, -75.97568333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 34.401', W 75° 58.541'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 34' 24.06" N, 75° 58' 32.46" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 240 Market St, North East MD 21901, US
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