Friday, October 30, 2009


The Hermitage in Elkton Maryland used by General Washington on 8/25/ 1777. He dined with Robert Alexander, home owner, who was a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1776.
Three days later, Alexander dined with General Howe and pledged his loyalty to the KING. He left for England, never to return.

Howe moved North with his army to meet Washington at Brandywine.

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