St. Michaels in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
More than a century later, around 1930, this short 9-pound gun (so called because it could fire a 9-pound iron ball) was rediscovered while dredging Baltimore harbor off Fort McHenry possibly dropped by one of the wartime armed schooners.
Erected by Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.
Location. 38° 47.248′ N, 76° 13.212′ W. Marker is in St. Michaels, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker can be reached from Mill Street just east of Burns Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 213 North Talbot Street, Saint Michaels MD 21663, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Mighty Pull (here, next to this marker); For Whom the Bell Tolls (a few steps from this marker); Skipjack Centerboard (a few steps from this marker); Bugeye Design (a few steps from this marker); Hooper Straight Light's Twin (a few steps from this marker); Restoration (within shouting distance of this marker); Edna E. Lockwood (within shouting distance of this marker); Bugeyes and Oystering (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Michaels.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels •
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 116 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.