“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Georgetown, Maryland

Clickable Map of Kent County, Maryland and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Kent County, MD (101) Anne Arundel County, MD (468) Baltimore County, MD (336) Cecil County, MD (184) Harford County, MD (204) Queen Anne s County, MD (113) Kent County, DE (264) New Castle County, DE (832)  KentCounty(101) Kent County (101)  AnneArundelCounty(468) Anne Arundel County (468)  BaltimoreCounty(336) Baltimore County (336)  CecilCounty(184) Cecil County (184)  HarfordCounty(204) Harford County (204)  QueenAnne'sCounty(113) Queen Anne's County (113)  KentCountyDelaware(264) Kent County (264)  NewCastleCounty(832) New Castle County (832)
Chestertown is the county seat for Kent County
Georgetown is in Kent County
      Kent County (101)  
      Anne Arundel County (468)  
      Baltimore County (336)  
      Cecil County (184)  
      Harford County (204)  
      Queen Anne's County (113)  
      Kent County, Delaware (264)  
      New Castle County, Delaware (832)  
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1 Maryland, Kent County, Georgetown — A Heavy PriceStar Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Reported damaged
British Rear Admiral George Cockburn noted Georgetown and Fredericktown “were Places of some…Importance,” and the Sassafras the only upper river “I had not examined and cleared.” He led his full force toward the . . . Map (db m155762) HM
2 Maryland, Kent County, Georgetown — Daring to ResistStar-Spangled Banner Historic Trail
From opposite sides of the Sassafras River local militia fired at British raiders advancing toward Fredericktown and Georgetown May 5-6 , 1813. The militia fought only briefly before retreating, but the towns paid dearly. The British reduced . . . Map (db m155653) HM
3 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 . . . Map (db m155498) HM
4 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 m154346) HM
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Apr. 25, 2024