John Hanson

John Hanson (HMUZA)

Location: Oxon Hill, MD 20745 Prince George's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 47.643', W 77° 0.331'

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Honored Patriot of the American Revolution

— Oxon Hill Manor —

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John Hanson
Honored Patriot of the American Revolution
[Picture of John Hanson and Seal of the "Sons of the American Revolution"]

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Born 3 April, 1721, Mullberry Grove, Charles Co., MD.Died 15 November 1783 at the original Oxon Hill Manor house (site about 400 yards north of here) Prince George's Co., MD.
John Hanson served several terms as a delegate to the Lower House of the Maryland Assembly from Charles County between 1757 and 1769, and as a ...

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member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing Frederick County from 1778 to 1780. In 1775 he served as a member of the Maryland Convention which issued its famous declaration known as the "Association of the Freemen of Maryland." He was elected the first President of the United States in Congress

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Assembled under the New Articles of Confederation and served from November 5, 1781 - November 4, 1782.While President he tendered George Washington the thanks of Congress for the victory at Yorktown.

Dedicated June 30, 1990 by the John Hanson Chapter, Maryland Society, Sons of the American Revolution.
Series This marker is part of the Sons of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1990
Placed ByJohn Hanson Chapter, Maryland Society, Sons of the American Revolution
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 2:21am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 325828 N 4295832
Decimal Degrees38.79405000, -77.00551667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.643', W 77° 0.331'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 38.58" N, 77° 0' 19.86" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7001 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill MD 20745, US
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