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These three markers deal with the British attack on Georgetown and Fredericktown in 1813
 
Kitty Knight House image, Touch for more information
By William Pfingsten, July 6, 2007
Kitty Knight House
Maryland (Cecil County), Frederickstown — Fort Duffy
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
Maryland (Kent County), Georgetown — Georgetown, Maryland
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 May . . . — Map (db m1577) HM
Maryland (Kent County), Georgetown — Mistress Kitty Knight
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

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