Port Tobacco Camp


8430 Commerce St.
Port Tobacco, MD 20677

Who?:  French
Units:  Rochambeau's aides-de-camp Barons Dubourg and Von Closen
Direction:  South
Destination:  Yorktown, Virginia
Date:  September 14, 1781
Public Access:  Yes

On September 14, 1781, Barons Closen and Cromot DuBourg stopped in Port Tobacco, Maryland. Von Closen described the town as, “situated at the foot of a hill, where there is a stream bordered by about twenty houses.”