Cannonball House - St Michaels, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 38° 47.050 W 076° 13.346
18S E 393824 N 4293534
Quick Description: During the bombardment of Saint Michaels in 1813 (War of 1812), a cannonball became embedded into this home.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 6/23/2021 9:52:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM14EMD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
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Long Description:
Taken from Wikipedia, "The Cannonball House in Saint Michaels, Maryland, United States, is a historic house built in the early 19th century. The Federal style house is a side-hall double-parlor design on a corner lot, built for shipbuilder William Merchant. It is historically notable for an 1813 event in the War of 1812 in which the British fleet bombarded Saint Michaels, leaving a cannonball embedded in the house.

Cannonball House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983."
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1810

Architectural Period/Style: Colonial

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:

Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
During the bombardment of Saint Michaels in 1813 (War of 1812), a cannonball became embedded into this home.

Listed Building Status (if applicable): NRHP

Main Material of Construction: Brick

Private/Public Access: Private

Admission Fee (if applicable): 0.00 (listed in local currency)

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Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Architect (if known): Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

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