Robert Morris, Sr.

Location

21673 Trappe , MD
United States
38° 41' 48.2028" N, 76° 3' 34.6536" W
Maryland US

Inscription: 

Below this plaque lies the grave of Robert Morris, Sr., buried 1750. An ironmonger in Liverpool, England before he immigrated to Oxford, Maryland where he became a successful merchant and agent. Mr. Morris accumulated a fortune that he bequeathed to his son, Robert Morris (20 Jan. 1734 – 7 May 1806), the financier of the American Revolution and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. A grateful nation remembers.

Erected By: 

Maryland State Society Sons of the American Revolution

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