Marker text: NICHOLAS RUXTON MOORE
He commanded ÒBaltimore Light DragoonsÓ during the Revolution, attaining rank of Captain. He took active part in suppression of Whiskey Rebellion in 1794, and that year purchased ÒBosleyÕs Adventure,Ó a 350 acre farm west of RolandÕs Run (north of present Lake Roland). Member of State Legislature 1801Ð1802, he served in Congress 1803Ð1811 and 1813Ð1815. As a Lieutenant Colonel at outbreak of War of 1812, he was appointed Commandant of 6th Regiment Cavalry District of Maryland. His grave near Circle and Ruxton Roads is no longer marked.
Colonel Nicholas Ruxton Moore Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution.