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

St. Michaels

 
 
St. Michaels Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
1. St. Michaels Marker
Inscription. This town was attacked by a British force during the night of August 10, 1813, but they were driven back to their boats at sunrise. A gun used in its defense is mounted in the town square.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 38° 46.749′ N, 76° 13.19′ W. Marker was in St. Michaels, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker was on Maryland Route 33 0.1 miles east of Seymour Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is on the school grounds. 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 walking distance of this location. This Cannon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Maritime Legend #21663 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Under Fire (approx. half a mile away); Rebuilding Rosie Parks (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Miles River (approx. 0.6 miles away); Captain John Smith's Shallop (approx. 0.6 miles away); Too Much of a Good Thing (approx. 0.6 miles away); Freedom's Figurehead (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Michaels.
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar of 1812
 
Stump of the St. Michaels marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 25, 2012
2. Stump of the St. Michaels marker
Sign on the stump of the St. Michaels Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 25, 2012
3. Sign on the stump of the St. Michaels Marker
This Historic Marker was removed by the Maryland State Highway Administration under authority of the Maryland Historical Trust --- This Marker to be refurbished and reinstalled.
Historic Cannon used in defense of St. Michaels. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
4. Historic Cannon used in defense of St. Michaels.
St. Michaels Town Square image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
5. St. Michaels Town Square
1812 Centennial Cannon in St. Mary's Square image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 23, 2012
6. 1812 Centennial Cannon in St. Mary's Square
The St. Michaels marker refers to this cannon in St. Mary's Square. It was dedicated on August 13, 1913.
St. Michaels Harbor image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
7. St. Michaels Harbor
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,182 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   6. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   7. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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