Nicholas Ruxton Moore

Nicholas Ruxton Moore (HMUE)

Location: Towson, MD 21204 Baltimore County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 23.785', W 76° 38.688'

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He commanded "Baltimore Light Dragoons" during the Revolution, attaining rank of Captain. He took active part in suppression of Whiskey Rebellion in 1794, and that year purchased "Bosley's Adventure," a 350 acre farm west of Roland's Run (north of present Lake Roland). Member of State Legislature 1801-1802, he served in Congress 1803-1811 and 1813-1815. As a Lieutenant Colonel at outbreak of War of 1812, he was appointed Commandant of 6th Regiment Cavalry District of Maryland. His grave near Circle and Ruxton Roads is no longer marked.
Series This marker is part of the Whiskey Rebellion series, and the Sons of the American Revolution series.
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeHistoric District
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByThe Colonel Nicholas Ruxton Moore Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 12:05am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 358368 N 4362059
Decimal Degrees39.39641667, -76.64480000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 23.785', W 76° 38.688'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 23' 47.1000" N, 76° 38' 41.2800" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)301, 410, 443
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-12 Ruxview Ct, Towson MD 21204, US
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