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Elk Landing


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1777/07/00 Sir William Howe British Commander In late July, General Howe's 265-ship armada arrives at the Head of Maryland's Elk River. 17,000 soldiers aboard the ships had endured a debilitating six week journey originating at Sandy Hook, New Jersey, across from Staten Island, New York.
1781/10/00 Richard Barnes American Patriot Richard Barnes organizes a flotilla of local vessels to transport American troops from the Head of Maryland's Elk River to Virginia for the Yorktown campaign. Siege of Yorktown

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Particulars for Elk Landing:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 84001596
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architectural Style: No style listed
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Significant Year: c 1750, c 1775
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Vacant, not in use
Current Sub-Function:

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