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St. Michaels in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Second Defense of St. Michaels

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
1. Second Defense of St. Michaels Marker
Inscription. Here, August 26, 1813, General Perry Benson, with 600 militia, most of them from Talbot County, halted a British force of 1,800. The Easton artillery manned the road, the 4th and 26th infantry the woods, and the 9th cavalry the wings.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 48.466′ N, 76° 14.313′ W. Marker is in St. Michaels, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on Maryland Route 33 0.8 miles east of Maryland Route 579, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Michaels MD 21663, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frederick Douglass ( approx. 1.6 miles away); Captain John Smith's Shallop ( approx. 1.7 miles away); Navy Point Historic Houses ( approx. 1.7 miles away); Freedom's Figurehead ( approx. 1.7 miles away); Oystering on the Chesapeake ( approx. 1.7 miles away); Deflecting the Enemy ( approx. 1.7 miles away); War in the Chesapeake ( approx. 1.7 miles away); Tolchester Bandstand ( approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Michaels.
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PersonsWar of 1812
 
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By Allen C. Browne, November 23, 2012
2. Second Defense of St. Michaels Marker
Second Defense of St. Michaels Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 23, 2012
3. Second Defense of St. Michaels Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,160 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on January 29, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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