Lt. Col. Nathaniel Ramsay - Charlestown, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 34.401 W 075° 58.541
18S E 416199 N 4380859
Quick Description: A Maryland state historical marker in Charlestown, Maryland.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 8/24/2021 9:20:39 AM
Waymark Code: WM14V06
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
The marker says, "Lt. Col. Nathaniel Ramsay-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 Willson 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."
Type of Memorial: Plaque

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