QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY
Home to the British 1813 encampment on the Eastern Shore, skirmishes and attacks on Queenstown and Centreville.
Home to the attack on St. Michael’s and the home of John Leeds Kerr who initially led a regiment in the war and later became the Adjutant General responsible for recovering all payments to Maryland Militia and Privateers for expenses and losses.
Home to the single best preserved 1812 Battlefield in the nation, according to Scott Sheads, US Park Service historian at Ft. McHenry. Caulk’s Field was one of the last fields of battle just prior to the battle at Ft. McHenry.
Home of West Denton’s Old Harford Town Maritime Center and in 1811 the Eastern Shore’s first moveable bridge across the Choptank River.
Home to Taylor’s Island--Battle of the Ice Mound--and the single best documentation of War of 1812 Veterans burial documentation.