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By Allen C. Browne, November 23, 2011
Disaster at Ragged Point Marker
Maryland (St. Mary's County), St. Inigoes — Disaster at Ragged PointUSS Tulip Boilers an Ongoing Problem During the War
Immediately after commissioning the Tulip experienced boiler problems. In August 1863, her boilers were building pressure to hazardous conditions and in mid-October, she was ordered to the Washington Navy Yard for boiler repairs. Steam drums were . . . — Map (db m62179) HM
Maryland (St. Mary's County), St. Inigoes — John LaFarge, S.J.
John LaFarge, S.J. (1880-1963) served St. Mary's County (1911-26). Priest, Educator, Editor, Author, Historian, Advocated for Justice and Human Rights. Founded the Catholic Interracial Council, the Cardinal Gibbons Institute and the Society of . . . — Map (db m128951) HM
Maryland (St. Mary's County), St. Inigoes — St. Ignatius Church
This Property St. Ignatius Church Has been placed on the the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of Interior — Map (db m80291) HM
Maryland (St. Mary's County), St. Inigoes — The Manor of Cornwaleys’ Cross
2000 acres granted Sept. 8th, 1639 to Thomas Cornwaleys who came to Maryland with “The Ark and The Dove.” He and Jerome Hawley were appointed “His Lordship’s Commissioners for the government of said Province” 1633 with . . . — Map (db m977) HM
Maryland (St. Mary's County), St. Inigoes — The Tulip Disaster
On November 11, 1864, U.S.S. Tulip converted lighthouse tender gunboat, acting master William H. Smith, U.S. Navy commanding, departed this area for Washington for boiler repair. When off Piney Point, she blew up and sank, presumably . . . — Map (db m62177) HM
Maryland (St. Mary's County), St. Inigoes — The Union's Defense
Potomac Flotilla Created to Protect Chesapeake Tidelands Maryland, especially Southern Maryland, was not "neutral" in the Civil War. The U.S. Navy realized early in the conflict that the Potomac River was both a conduit for attacks to the . . . — Map (db m104747) HM
Maryland (St. Mary's County), St. Inigoes — USS Tulip Monument
In Memory of Those Who Perished in the Explosion of the U.S.S. Tulip, November 11, 1864 A Sacrifice of Lives In Discharge of Duty and in the Interest of Achieving Peace and Scientific Advance. Erected June 15, 1940 ~ Under an Act of . . . — Map (db m62180) WM

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