War in the Chesapeake

War in the Chesapeake (HM15PV)

Location: St Michaels, MD 21663 Talbot County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 47.236', W 76° 13.234'

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During the War of 1812 the young United States was enrolled in conflict with Great Britain. From 1812 to 1815 Americans fought to protect their rights and economic independence. They faced superior enemy forces on the homefront and the high seas.

The Strategically important Chesapeake Bay region felt the brunt of the war, choked by shipping blockades and ravaged by enemy raids. The events in this region were crucial to the outcome of the war.Though there was no clear victory at the end of the war, the United States protected its democracy and emerged with heightened stature on the world stage.
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HM NumberHM15PV
Series This marker is part of the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail series
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 4:22pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 393991 N 4293877
Decimal Degrees38.78726667, -76.22056667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.236', W 76° 13.234'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 14.16" N, 76° 13' 14.04" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 418 Burns St, St Michaels MD 21663, US
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