Scene of naval battles during War of 1812In June, 1814, Maryland's Commodore Joshua Barney commanded American flotilla of barges, gunboats and a sloop in attacks on superior British forces in Patuxent River and its tributary, St. Leonard Creek. After flotilla moved up Patuxent and was blockaded, British destroyed town of St. Leonard, then located here at head of creek, before proceeding to Washington, which they burned August 24.
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|Placed By||Calvert County Historical Society, Maryland Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 5:06am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 369637 N 4256794|
|Decimal Degrees||38.44993333, -76.49395000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 26.996', W 76° 29.637'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 26' 59.76" N, 76° 29' 38.22" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||410, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 601-731 Parran Rd, St Leonard MD 20685, US|
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