Abner Doubleday

Abner Doubleday (HMZ07)

Location: Williamsport, MD 21795 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 35.934', W 77° 49.52'

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Major General - United States Army

— Occupied this site 1861 —

While a Captain in the Union Army, during the Civil War, he crossed the Potomac River, at Williamsport, in 1861 and built a breastwork, mounting three siege guns, on this hill, now known as Doubleday Hill.

He is credited witih inventing the game of baseball in 1835.
HM NumberHMZ07
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 4:47am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 257406 N 4387054
Decimal Degrees39.59890000, -77.82533333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 35.934', W 77° 49.52'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 35' 56.04" N, 77° 49' 31.20" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 124 W Salisbury St, Williamsport MD 21795, US
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