Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail-War of 1812
—Fort Hollingsworth-Elk Landing —Three defensive earthworks safeguarded Elkton—-Fort Hollingsworth, here, plus Defiance and Frederick downriver. A 60-foot chain across the channel secured the Elk River. On April 29, 1813, defenders at Fort Defiance fired on approaching British barges, while Fort Hollingsworth fended off a land assault.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail series|
|Placed By||National Park Service US Department of Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 427849 N 4383263|
|Decimal Degrees||39.59606667, -75.84031667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 35.764', W 75° 50.419'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 35' 45.84" N, 75° 50' 25.14" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||443, 410|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 500-598 Landing Ln, Elkton MD 21921, US|
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