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The Boat Song

The Neall House
John Leeds Kerr
Parrott's Point, entrance to St. Michael's Harbor where Fort stood for defense of St. Michael's in 1813.
The Fight at St. Michael’s
  • The Preparations to Stand Against the British
  • The leaders on each side, who they were, what they were like, their stories
  • The Story of the Fight as told in the newspapers
  • The Story of the Fight as Remembered by Participants

The Story of Talbot County in the War of 1812...

The leaders in Talbot County at the Time of the War of 1812

Houses of the Time

Neall House (picture at left)  32 S. Washington St, Easton.  Operated by the Historical Society of Talbot County as a historic house museum, the home is fully furnished and open for tours.  To reserve a tour, contact the Historical Society of Talbot County at 410-822-0773 or curator@hstc.org

Bullitt House, 108 Dover St, Easton.  Currently owned by Mid-shore Community Foundation and used as their office.
Bartlett’s Pear Inn, 28 S. Harrison St., Easton.  Built around 1794 as the home of the Hambleton family, this building is now a restaurant and inn.

Inn at Perry Cabin 308 Watkins Lane, St. Michaels.  Although greatly expanded as a resort, the original 1800 home named after Admiral Perry can be seen within the hotel’s main building.

The Old Brick Inn (Colonel Kemp’s House), 412 S. Talbot St., St. Michaels.  After building this house in 1805, Col. Kemp went on to command a horse patrol during the battle of St. Michaels.  It is now an auxiliary building of the Old Brick Inn, a few blocks away from their main office at 401 S. Talbot St.

St. Mary’s Square, St. Michaels.   Bounded by E. Chestnut, St. Mary’s and Mulberry Streets, this square is the center of the original town.  It is surrounded by some of the original homes that the town of St. Michaels was defending in the War of 1812. 

The St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary’s Square is open in May through October on Friday from 1-4 P.M., on Saturday, 10 A.M. to 4 P.M., on Sunday from 1 to 4 P.M. and on Monday 10 A.M. to 1 P.M.  All other times by arrangement for appointment by calling 410.745.9561

Where and What to Visit in Talbot County...

Local Talbot County Resources and Contacts

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