Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
—War of 1812. —British vessels labored through Kettle Bottom Shoals near here in August 1814 during a diversionary expedition up the Potomac. When Americans destroyed Fort Washington (also called Fort Warburton) without firing a shot, the British proceeded unmolested to defenseless Alexandria.
|Series||This marker is part of the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail series|
|Placed By||2015 by National Park Service US Department of Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 1:05pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 328705 N 4248588|
|Decimal Degrees||38.36910000, -76.96080000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 22.146', W 76° 57.648'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 22' 8.76" N, 76° 57' 38.88" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 12480 Crain Hwy, Newburg MD 20664, US|
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