Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
— War of 1812 —Easton expected to be a British target during the War of 1812. A two-story brick armory in the center of town housed cannon, small arms, and military stores to serve all Maryland's Eastern Shore. Fort Stoakes, an earthworks built to protect Easton from a waterside attack, reportedly accommodated 500 men. Two armed barges on the Tred Avon River provided additional security.
|Series||This marker is part of the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, February 8th, 2015 at 1:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 404955 N 4291601|
|Decimal Degrees||38.76801667, -76.09403333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 46.081', W 76° 5.642'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 46' 4.86" N, 76° 5' 38.52" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||410, 443|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Aulds Alley, Easton MD 21601, US|
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