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Queenstown in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bowlingly

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, October 19, 2007
1. Bowlingly Marker
Inscription.  Surveyed 15 September, 1658, for James Bowling as “Bowlingley.” Patented to John Tully May 29, 1660. On August 20-30, 1813, the attack on Queenstown by the British led by Sir James Napier under Sir John Warren took place here; the forces were landed at Blakeford, failing to capture American troops the British retired to Kent Island Narrows.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar of 1812. A significant historical date for this entry is May 29, 1658.
 
Location. 38° 59.51′ N, 76° 9.419′ W. Marker is in Queenstown, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is at the intersection of Embert Avenue and Maryland Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Embert Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Queenstown MD 21658, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Bowlingly (a few steps from this marker); War in the Chesapeake (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Surprise at Queenstown (about 500 feet away); Colonial Courthouse
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By Beverly Pfingsten, October 19, 2007
2. Bowlingly
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(about 500 feet away); Queenstown (about 500 feet away); “Lord’s Gift” (approx. half a mile away); St. Peter’s Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of Slippery Hill (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queenstown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,781 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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