Queenstown in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
†††††Estate patented to James Bowling, 1658, and present manor house built 1733. East-west wing added about 1830.
†††††Before dawn, August 2, 1813, British troops under Sir Charles James Napier landed here and after defeating the local militia seriously damaged the manor house and its contents before reembarking.
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
Location. 38° 59.511′ N, 76° 9.41′ W. Marker is in Queenstown, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is at the intersection of Maryland Avenue and Embert Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Maryland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Queenstown MD 21658, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Bowlingly (a few steps from this marker); War in the Chesapeake (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Surprise at Queenstown (about 500 feet away); Colonial Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Queenstown (about 600 feet away); “Lordís Gift” (approx. half a mile away); St. Peterís Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of Slippery Hill (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queenstown.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,804 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.