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

St. Michaels

 
 
St. Michaels Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 24, 2019
1. St. Michaels Marker
Inscription.  This town was attacked by a British force during the night of August 10, 1813, but they were driven back to their boats at sunrise. A gun used in its defense is mounted in the town square.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsWar of 1812.
 
Location. 38° 46.749′ N, 76° 13.19′ W. Marker is in St. Michaels, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on South Talbot Street (Maryland Route 33) just east of Seymour Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is on the school grounds. 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 walking distance of this marker. Armed Forces Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); This Cannon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lewis Tarr House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Maryland National Bank Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Maritime Legend #21663 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Under Fire (approx. half
St. Michaels Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
2. St. Michaels Marker
a mile away); Rebuilding Rosie Parks (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Miles River (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Michaels.
 
Stump of the St. Michaels marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 25, 2012
3. Stump of the St. Michaels marker
Sign on the stump of the St. Michaels Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 25, 2012
4. Sign on the stump of the St. Michaels Marker
This Historic Marker was removed by the Maryland State Highway Administration under authority of the Maryland Historical Trust --- This Marker to be refurbished and reinstalled.
Historic Cannon used in defense of St. Michaels. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
5. Historic Cannon used in defense of St. Michaels.
St. Michaels Town Square image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
6. St. Michaels Town Square
1812 Centennial Cannon in St. Mary's Square image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 23, 2012
7. 1812 Centennial Cannon in St. Mary's Square
The St. Michaels marker refers to this cannon in St. Mary's Square. It was dedicated on August 13, 1913.
St. Michaels Harbor image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
8. St. Michaels Harbor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,270 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on November 26, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on August 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on November 26, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5, 6. submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   7. submitted on November 24, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   8. submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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