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Maryland Society, Sons of the  American Revolution

Our Monumental Achievements:

Robert Morris, Sr. Historical Plaque


21673 Trappe, MD

United States

38° 41' 48.2028" N, 76° 3' 34.6536" W

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Maryland US


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

Original Source(s):

Bill Pfingsten via HMdb.org (link is external)

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