Erected by act of Assembly of Maryland, May 1736, on a tract called Tolchester. A base of Continental supplies, 1775 to 1783. Port of Entry and ferry landing. George Washington stopped here enroute to points north and south.
Burned by British . . . — — Map (db m1577) HM
In Honor of
Mistress Kitty Knight
Revolutionary Belle and Beauty
A Friend of General George Washington
When the British burned Georgetown in 1813
Her Heroic Efforts Saved this
House which later became her home.
Placed by London . . . — — Map (db m62345) HM
Erected to honor the heroism of the men who so bravely defended Fort Duffy and Fredericktown against the British Fleet May 5, 1813 Colonel Thomas Ward Veazey, commanding
Samuel Wroth, D.F. Heath; Moses Cannon; Nicholas Franks; John W. . . . — — Map (db m62347) WM