Chestertown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
In Memory of More Than 400 Prominent United States Colored Troops from Kent County
Like an eagle that flies in the sky above, always protecting the land we love.
Erected 1999 by American Legion Parker White Post 143, Chestertown, Maryland.
Location. 39° 12.539′ N, 76° 3.966′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is on High Street near Cross Street (Maryland Route 289), on the left when traveling south. 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. White & Black, Blue & Gray (here, next to this marker); This Monument Honors the Area Veterans (here, next to this marker); Civil War Monument (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Cannon (a few steps from this marker); Chestertown, Maryland From This Point (a few steps from this marker); In This Church (within shouting distance of this marker); A County Seat (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chestertown.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • War, US Civil •
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 2,137 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on February 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 3. submitted on February 20, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.