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Port Deposit in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“O! say can you see…”

Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail

 
 
“O! say can you see…” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
1. “O! say can you see…” Marker
Inscription. The Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail traces the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake. Along the trail you'll encounter tangible evidence of the war and stories that bring the people and events to life. Discover the far-reaching impacts of the war on this country and the world.

Experience the Trail
• Drive through rural landscapes and historic communities
• Paddle or cruise waterways where British and American troops once traveled
• Witness battles at reenactment events
• View the original Star-Spangled Banner flag and visit the house where it was made
• Hike or bike trails with stops at historic sites and scenic overlooks
 
Erected by National Park Service-United States Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 39° 36.724′ N, 76° 0.552′ W. Marker is in Port Deposit, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Interstate 95. Click for map. The marker is located at the rest stop-Chesapeake House. Marker is in this post office area: Port Deposit MD 21904, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maryland Women in Military Service Monument

Close up of the map on the “O! say can you see…” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
2. Close up of the map on the “O! say can you see…” Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Explore the Chesapeake (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Principio Company (approx. 2.7 miles away); Flight 605 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Striking a Blow (approx. 2.8 miles away); Site of Woodlawn Camp Meeting (approx. 2.9 miles away); Charlestown (approx. 3.2 miles away); Lt. Col. Nathaniel Ramsay (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Port Deposit.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
“O! say can you see…” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
3. “O! say can you see…” Marker
The Chesapeake House is in the backgroung
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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.
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