War in the Chesapeake
Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
The strategically important Chesapeake Bay region felt the brunt of the war, choked by shipping blockades and ravaged by enemy raids. The events in this region were crucial to the outcome of the war.
Though there was no clear victor at the end of the war, the United States protected its democracy and emerged with heightened stature on the world stage.
Explore this pivotal time in American history along the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail series list.
Location. 39° 32.92′ N, 76° 5.451′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Pennington Avenue. Marker is in front of the Havre de Grace Visitor's
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Surprise Attack (here, next to this marker); "O! say can you see..." (here, next to this marker); No Respect (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Out of the Flames (about 500 feet away); Rochambeau Plaza (about 500 feet away); Matilda O'Neill Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Major General Marquis De LaFayette (approx. ¼ mile away); American Legion Post No. 47 (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 420 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.