Campsite of Lauzun’s Legion, French Wagon Train and Artillery at Cummings Tavern

Cummings Tavern was the site of the September 9/10, 1781, encampment of Rochambeau’s Wagon Train which took a detour to cross the Susquehanna at Bald Friar’s Ford. Today there a marker on the site along Maryland Route 276 north of Dr. Jack Road; the tavern itself is a private residence.

Units
Lauzun’s Legion, Wagon Train and artillery
Date
Direction
Destination
north
Gloucester Courthouse, Virginia (hussars of Lauzun’s Legion) and Yorktown, Virginia (Wagon Train and artillery)
Latitude
Longitude
39.63435
-76.07625
Address
Zipcode
1195 Tome Highway
21904
City
State
Woodlawn
MD
Phone Number