Maryland 400

2019 MD 400 Brooklyn Trip

2019 MD 400 Brooklyn Trip - Sunday, August 18, 2019 - Honoring the Maryland 400 - Old Stone House and Maryland Monument, Brooklyn, NY

See attached flyer for details.  The cost is $75, and a minimum of 35 participants are needed. RSVP by August 2, 2019.

Submitted by Mike Kelley. 3rd VP, MDSSAR

Smallwood Letters Celebration

Maryland Compatriots, You are invited to join our president Jim Adkins, other state officers and members of our Color guard at the Maryland State House on August 26th between 2-3pm to celebrate the MD 400 and  the acquisition of the Smallwood Letters.

MD 400 Research Project Update

Yesterday I met with Owen Lourie of the Maryland Archives and Adam Goodheart, Patrick Nugent and Jean Wortman of Washington College to discuss next steps to complete the MD 400 Research Project.  The Archives has started the process to advertise for the researcher/intern funded by the MDSSAR.  Additional research efforts funded by the Archives may be applied to the project.

 

MD 400: Gen. William Smallwood's 175th Infantry Regiment

Gen. William Smallwood's 175th Infantry Regiment departure from Annapolis enroute to the Battle of Brooklyn Heights on 10th of July 1776 to join Gen. Washington.  

Artist Alfred Wordsworth Thompson; painted in 1876 in commemoration of the Bicentennial Anniversary of American Independence.

For Further Reading; The American Heritage New Illustrated History Of The United States, Vol. 3 —The Revolution, Dell Publishing, 1963.

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