War in the Chesapeake
Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
The strategically important Chesapeake Bay region felt the brunt of the war, choked by shipping blockades and ravaged by enemy raids. The events in this region were crucial to the outcome of the war.
Though there was no clear victor at the end of the war, the United States protected its democracy and emerged with heightened stature on the world stage.
Explore this pivotal time in American history along the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 39° 32.92′ N, 76° 5.451′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Pennington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in front of the Havre de Grace Visitor's Center. Marker is in this post office area: Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "O! say can you see..." (here, next to this marker); Surprise Attack (here, next
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.