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St. Michaels in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Second Defense of St. Michaels

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
1. Second Defense of St. Michaels Marker
Inscription.  Here, August 26, 1813, General Perry Benson, with 600 militia, most of them from Talbot County, halted a British force of 1,800. The Easton artillery manned the road, the 4th and 26th infantry the woods, and the 9th cavalry the wings.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWar of 1812.
 
Location. 38° 48.466′ N, 76° 14.313′ W. Marker is in St. Michaels, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on Maryland Route 33 0.8 miles east of Maryland Route 579, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Michaels MD 21663, 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. Frederick Douglass (approx. 1.6 miles away); Katie G., Deadrise Workboat (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tools of the Oystermen (approx. 1.6 miles away); What is a waterman? (approx. 1.6 miles away); Pot Pie Skiff (approx. 1.6 miles away); Martha (approx.
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By Allen C. Browne, November 23, 2012
2. Second Defense of St. Michaels Marker
1.7 miles away); Old Point (approx. 1.7 miles away); Winnie Estelle (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Michaels.
 
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By Allen C. Browne, November 23, 2012
3. Second Defense of St. Michaels Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,254 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on January 29, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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