Venton in Somerset County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of Home of Levin Winder
Elected Governor in 1812, he opposed American entry into the War of 1812, but he authorized use of the militia to defend the State against the British attacks on Washington and Baltimore.
Erected by Maryland Historical Society-Maryland Historical Trust.
Location. 38° 11.229′ N, 75° 47.146′ W. Marker is in Venton, Maryland, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Deal Island Road and Oriole Road on Deal Island Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Princess Anne MD 21853, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Arnold Elzey C.S.A. (approx. 1.2 miles away); Col. George Gale (approx. 3 miles away); Cultural Treasures (approx. 4.8 miles away); Princess Anne Treasures (approx. 4.8 miles away); Teackle Mansion (approx. 5 miles away); Birthplace of Samuel Chase (approx. 5.1 miles away); St. Andrew's Episcopal Church (approx. 5.1 miles away); Manokin Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Levin Winder - Maryland in the War of 1812. (Submitted on July 12, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.