St. Michaels in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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 victory at the end of the war, the United States protected its democracy and emerged with heightened stature on the world stage.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 38° 47.236′ N, 76° 13.234′ W. Marker is in St. Michaels, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker can be reached from Cherry Street. Touch for map. On the waterfront promenade in front of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Musuem. 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 walking distance of this marker. Deflecting the Enemy (here, next to this marker); Oystering on the Chesapeake (here, next to this marker); Freedom's Figurehead Navy Point Historic Houses (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain John Smith's Shallop (within shouting distance of this marker); Too Much of a Good Thing (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rebuilding Rosie Parks (about 300 feet away); Tolchester Bandstand (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Michaels.
More about this marker. This marker appears to be identical to one in Havre de Grace. It is half of a pair of markers including the Deflecting the Enemy marker.
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 26, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.