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

Grave of General Perry Benson (1757-1827)

 
 
Grave of General Perry Benson (1757-1827) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
1. Grave of General Perry Benson (1757-1827) Marker
Inscription.  A leader in his home community and State. In the Revolutionary War he served as a captain, and was wounded twice. In the War of 1812, he commanded the militia in Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester Counties.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 38° 45.122′ N, 76° 10.717′ W. Marker was near St. Michaels, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker was on Station Road, 0.3 miles south of Maryland Route 33, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was 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 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. St. Michaels (approx. 2.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away); This Cannon (approx. 3.2 miles away); Maritime Legend #21663 (approx.
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3.2 miles away); Lewis Tarr House (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Miles River (approx. 3.3 miles away); Rebuilding Rosie Parks (approx. 3.3 miles away); Too Much of a Good Thing (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Michaels.
 
Also see . . .  General Perry Benson - Find a Grave. (Submitted on October 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Stump of Grave of General Perry Benson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 25, 2012
2. Stump of Grave of General Perry Benson Marker
This Historic Marker was removed by the Maryland Highway Administration under authority of the Maryland Historic Trust --- This Marker to be refurbished and reinstalled.
Grave of General Perry Benson image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
3. Grave of General Perry Benson
DAR markers at grave. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
4. DAR markers at grave.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,122 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 October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on November 26, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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