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Maryland Memorial

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  • Location: Lookout Hill
  • Architect: Stanford White
  • Description: Large corinthian column with globe at top
  • Materials: Granite, bronze, marble
  • Dimensions: Column H: 12' Diameter 19" - 26"; Capital H: 29" W: 29" D: 22 1/2"; Globe Diameter 24"
  • Dedicated: 1895
  • Donor: Maryland Sociey, Sons of the American Revolution
  • Inscription: Marble pedestal front:
    IN HONOR OF / MARYLAND'S FOUR HUNDRED / WHO ON THIS BATTLE-FIELD / AUGUST 27TH 1776 / SAVED THE AMERICAN ARMY /

    Marble pedestal back:
    GOOD GOD! WHAT BRAVE FELLOWS / I MUST THIS DAY LOSE / GEORGE
    WASHINGTON/

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