Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
— War of 1812 —The British invaded Kent Island on August 5, 1813. British Rear Admiral George Cockburn of the Royal Navy planned an attack on Queenstown by land and water, a pincer attack. Even though this plan was questioned by his fellow commander, British Army Officer Colonel Sir Thomas Sidney Beckwith, it was carried out and was ultimately unsuccessful.
|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||Sunday, February 8th, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 397601 N 4313614|
|Decimal Degrees||38.96551667, -76.18195000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 57.931', W 76° 10.917'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 57' 55.86" N, 76° 10' 55.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5701 MD-18, Grasonville MD 21638, US|
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