Georgetown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Mistress Kitty Knight
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.
London Bridge Chapter D.A.R.
Erected by London Bridge Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14028 Augustine Herman Hwy, Georgetown MD 21930, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 Sassafras River (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Duffy (approx. 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). Touch for a list and map 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
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2013. This page has been viewed 1,016 times since then and 116 times this year. Last updated on August 7, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 3, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 5. submitted on January 4, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 6. submitted on September 1, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.