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Near St. Michaels in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Grave of General Perry Benson

 
 
Grave of General Perry Benson (1757-1827) Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
1. Grave of General Perry Benson (1757-1827) Marker
Inscription. (1757–1827) A leader in his home community and State. In the Revolutionary War he served as a captain, and was wounded twice. In the War of 1812, he commanded the militia in Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester Counties.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 38° 45.122′ N, 76° 10.717′ W. Marker was near St. Michaels, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker was on Station Road 0.3 miles south of Maryland Route 33, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Saint Michaels MD 21663, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. St. Michaels (approx. 2.9 miles away but has been reported missing); This Cannon (approx. 3.2 miles away); Maritime Legend #21663 (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Miles River (approx. 3.3 miles away); Rebuilding Rosie Parks (approx. 3.3 miles away); Too Much of a Good Thing (approx. 3.3 miles away); Hooper Strait Lighthouse (approx. 3.3 miles away); How the Screwpile Lighthouse Got Its Name (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Michaels.
 
Also see . . .  General Perry Benson - Find a Grave
Stump of Grave of General Perry Benson Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, November 25, 2012
2. Stump of Grave of General Perry Benson Marker
This Historic Marker was removed by the Maryland Highway Administration under authority of the Maryland Historic Trust --- This Marker to be refurbished and reinstalled.
. (Submitted on October 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary
 
Grave of General Perry Benson Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
3. Grave of General Perry Benson
DAR markers at grave. Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
4. DAR markers at grave.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,656 times since then. Last updated on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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