Queenstown in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
War in the Chesapeake
The strategically important Chesapeake Bay region felt the brunt of the war, choked by shipping blockades and ravaged by enemy raids. The evens 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.
Erected by National Park Service, US Department of the Interior.
Location. 38° 59.433′ N, 76° 9.456′ W. Marker is in Queenstown, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Del Rhodes Ave. on Main Street. 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. Surprise at Queenstown (here, next to this marker); Colonial Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Queenstown (a few steps from Bowlingly (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Bowlingly (about 500 feet away); “Lordís Gift” (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Peterís Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of Slippery Hill (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queenstown.
More about this marker. Three-sided marker, with "Oh Say Can You See" and "Surprise at Queenstown"
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2013, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 396 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 3, 2013, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.