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Address: 100 West Patrick Street, Frederick, MD
Phone Number: (301) 874-0235
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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First president of the United States under the Articles of Confederation

On November 5, 1781, Congress elected John Hanson as president of the United States under the Articles of Confederation. During Hanson's term as president, General George... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2013
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Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

On November 5, 1781, Congress elected John Hanson as president of the United States under the Articles of Confederation. During Hanson's term as president, General George Washington defeated the British army at Yorktown and presented Cornwallis's sword to Congress. The Memorial includes a statue of President John Hanson in an interpretive setting. Hanson lived here between 1769 and his death... More 

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