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Georgetown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mistress Kitty Knight

 
 
Mistress Kitty Knight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 29, 2012
1. Mistress Kitty Knight Marker
Inscription.
In Honor of
Mistress Kitty Knight
Revolutionary Belle and Beauty
A Friend of General George Washington
When the British burned Georgetown in 1813
Her Heroic Efforts Saved this
House which later became her home.

Placed by London Bridge Chapter D.A.R.

 
Erected by London Bridge Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 21.661′ N, 75° 52.814′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker can be reached from Maryland Route 213, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14028 Augustine Herman Hwy, Georgetown MD 21930, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Georgetown, Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); Daring to Resist (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Heavy Price (about 600 feet away); Sassafras River (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Duffy (approx.
Mistress Kitty Knight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 29, 2012
2. Mistress Kitty Knight Marker
half a mile away); Downs’ Cross Roads (approx. 1.4 miles away); Greenfield (approx. 2 miles away); Founded on Friendship (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These three markers discuss the British attack on Georgetown and Fredericktown in 1813
 
Categories. War of 1812War, US Revolutionary
 
Kitty Knight House Inn image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 29, 2012
3. Kitty Knight House Inn
Mistress Kitty Knight image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 29, 2012
4. Mistress Kitty Knight
Marcy Dunn's picture of the ghost of Kitty Knight at the Kitty Knight House Inn hangs in the dining room.
Kitty Knight House Inn sign image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 29, 2012
5. Kitty Knight House Inn sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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