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Queenstown in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bowlingly

 
 
Bowlingly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 19, 2007
1. Bowlingly Marker
Inscription. Surveyed 15 September, 1658, for James Bowling as “Bowlingley.” Patented to John Tully May 29, 1660. On August 20-30, 1813, the attack on Queenstown by the British led by Sir James Napier under Sir John Warren took place here; the forces were landed at Blakeford, failing to capture American troops the British retired to Kent Island Narrows.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 38° 59.51′ N, 76° 9.419′ W. Marker is in Queenstown, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is at the intersection of Embert Avenue and Maryland Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Embert 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 500 feet away); Queenstown (about 500 feet away); “Lord’s Gift”
Bowlingly image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 19, 2007
2. Bowlingly
(approx. half a mile away); St. Peter’s 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 EraMilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsWar 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 1,682 times since then and 38 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.
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