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Commander Penna Troops. Served at Princeton, Brandywine, Germantown and Monmouth. Incensed at the cabal against Washington he wounded Gen. Conway in a duel. Lived nearby and served in General Assembly of Maryland from Kent County. Buried in . . . — — Map (db m129181) HM
Son of Thomas Perkins, who built brick house near here in 1720. The Colonel was one of the commissioners appointed by Maryland Council of Safety to raise supplies for Washington’s army. Much of the flour provided from the Eastern Shore was ground in . . . — — Map (db m129179) HM
On May 6, 1813, the British landed barges at Turner’s Creek—a village of about 60 people and an active port for grains and flour. Resident John Stavely was forced to lead the enemy vessels to Fredericktown and Georgetown. After destroying . . . — — Map (db m80621) HM