"Flaming Patriot" of the RevolutionSon of Thomas Perkins, who built brick house near here in 1720. The Colonel was one of the commissioners appointed by Maryland Council of safety to raise supplies for Washington's Army. Much of the flour provided from the Eastern Shore was ground in the mills of his property. In 1780, he accused tory "villans" of hiring "some abandoned wretch" to set fire to his mills.
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|Date Added||Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 8:58am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 411522 N 4348215|
|Decimal Degrees||39.27878333, -76.02580000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 16.727', W 76° 1.548'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 16' 43.62" N, 76° 1' 32.88" W|
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|Area Code(s)||410, 443|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 10982-11042 MD-213, Chestertown MD 21620, US|
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