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NRBRAD_121013_01.JPG: In April 1755, Frederick Town was a planning center for a major campaign in the French and Indian War (1754-1763). General Edward Braddock arrived from England and later 1400 British troops joined him to stop the French from taking land claimed by Britain. While in Frederick for twelve days. General Braddock met with several people including Maryland Proprietary Governor Horatio Sharpe, Benjamin Franklin, and Colonel George Washington. Washington joined with Braddock's command. In May 1755, the campaign pushed west through present day Old Braddock Road (US 40 Alt.), toward Fort Duquesne in attempt to oust the French and their Indian allies.
The Frederick Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution originally placed this monument on July 10, 1924 three quarters of a mile to the east. Changes made to the highway over the years left the original site inaccessible. The Chapter relocated the monument here on August 25, 2009. This portion of General Braddock's route is part of "The National Old Trail Road".
NRBRAD_121013_08.JPG: This boulder marks the National Trail over which traveled Gen. Edward Braddock and Lieutenant Colonel George Washington 1755.
Erected by the Frederick Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1924
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2012 photos: Equipment this year: My mainstays were the Fuji S100fs, Nikon D7000, and the new Fuji X-S1. I also used an underwater Fuji XP50 and a Nikon D600. The first three cameras all broke this year and had to be repaired.
Trips this year:
three Civil War Trust conferences (Shepherdstown, WV, Richmond, VA, and Williamsburg, VA),
a week-long family reunion cruise of the Caribbean,
another week-long family reunion in the Wisconsin Dells (with lots of in-transit time in Ohio and Indiana), and
my 7th consecutive San Diego Comic-Con trip (including side trips to Zion, Bryce, the Grand Canyon, etc).
Ego strokes: I had a picture of Miss DC, Ashley Boalch, published in the Washington Post. I had a photograph of the George Segal San Francisco Holocaust memorial used as the cover of Quebec Francais (issue 165). Not being able to read French, I'm not entirely sure what the article is about but, hey! And I guess what could be considered to be a positive thing, my site is now established enough that spammers have noticed it and I had to block 17,000 file description postings for Viagra and whatever else..
Number of photos taken this year: just below 410,000.
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