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Kennedyville in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Colonel Isaac Perkins

“Flaming Patriot” of the Revolution

 
 
Colonel Isaac Perkins Patriot of the Revolution Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
1. Colonel Isaac Perkins Patriot of the Revolution Marker
Inscription. Son of Thomas Perkins, who built brick house near here in 1720. The Colonel was one of the commissioners appointed by Maryland Council of safety to raise supplies for Washington’s Army. Much of the flour provided from the Eastern Shore was ground in the mills of his property. In 1780, he accused tory “villans” of hiring “some abandoned wretch” to set fire to his mills.
 
Location. 39° 16.727′ N, 76° 1.548′ W. Marker is in Kennedyville, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is on Maryland Route 213, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in the Urieville Pond picnic area. Marker is in this post office area: Kennedyville MD 21645, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maryland’s First Women Voters (approx. 3.5 miles away); Christ Episcopal IU Church and Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away); Taking Command (approx. 3.7 miles away); Brig. Gen. John Cadwalader (approx. 4.6 miles away); George Washington (approx. 4.8 miles away); Washington College (approx. 4.9 miles away); William Beck Nicholson (approx. 5.2 miles away); Baltimore Regional Trail (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Urieville Picnic Area & Pond image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
2. Urieville Picnic Area & Pond
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,331 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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