Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Maryland State House
The Naval War of 1812 in Annapolis
— Don't Give Up the Ship! —
The war, and the effect it had on public officials, British sailors in the Bay, and the free and enslaved residents of Annapolis, is explored in the exhibit "'The enemy nearly all `round us' : Annapolis and the War of 1812" that will be on display in the State House throughout 2013.
Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827)
Maryland State Archives
Erected by United States
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #04 James Madison, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
Location. 38° 58.723′ N, 76° 29.485′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on State Circle. Marker is to the left of the front door of the Maryland State House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Government House (a few steps from this marker); Baron Johann de Kalb, 1721 - 1780 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Maryland State House (within shouting distance of this marker); Sacred to the Memory of Baron de Kalb (within shouting distance of this marker); Matthew Alexander Henson (within shouting distance of this marker); General Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Dred Scott, 1799 - 1858 (within shouting distance of this marker); Roger Brooke Taney, 1777 - 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The Naval War of 1812 in Annapolis
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 23, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.