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

Revolutionary Cannon

 
 
Revolutionary Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
1. Revolutionary Cannon Marker
Inscription. Presented to The Historical Society of Kent County, Inc., in memory of Morris Keene Barroll 1893–1962.
 
Location. 39° 12.543′ N, 76° 3.976′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is on High Street near Cross Street (Maryland Route 289), on the left. Touch for map. Marker is in Monument Row. Marker is in this post office area: Chestertown MD 21620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chestertown, Maryland ( here, next to this marker); From This Point ( here, next to this marker); This Monument Honors the Area Veterans ( a few steps from this marker); Desert Storm Memorial ( a few steps from this marker); In Memory of More Than 400 Prominent United States Colored Troops from Kent County ( a few steps from this marker); In This Church ( a few steps from this marker); White & Black, Blue & Gray ( a few steps from this marker); Civil War Monument ( within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chestertown.
 
Additional comments.
1. Caulk's Field
This cannon is reputed to have been used at the battle of Caulk's Field in 1814 (War of 1812). Eshelman and Sheads (Chesapeake
Revolutionary War Cannon image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
2. Revolutionary War Cannon
Legends and Lore from the War of 1812
) tell the history of this cannon in detail; they don't endorse the belief that it was used at Caulk's field but they don't debunk it either.
    — Submitted February 27, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Cannon Carriage image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 29, 2012
3. Cannon Carriage
Donated in memory of Henry & Irene Bruening by the Chestertown Tea Party Festival,Incorporated, 1990
Revolutionary Cannon decorated for Christmas image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2012
4. Revolutionary Cannon decorated for Christmas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,492 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on January 25, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Closeup picture of carriage marker shown in picture 2. • Can you help?
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