Star Spangled Banner National Historical Trail
— War of 1812 —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 those towns, the British returned to Turner's Creek. They released Stavely unharmed, obtained supplies, and left peacefully.
|Series||This marker is part of the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail series|
|Placed By||National Park Service-United States Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 at 9:01am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 415301 N 4356944|
|Decimal Degrees||39.35780000, -75.98310000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 21.468', W 75° 58.986'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 21' 28.08" N, 75° 58' 59.16" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 13798 Turners Creek Rd, Kennedyville MD 21645, US|
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