Leonardtown Wharf
Leonardtown Wharf

At Leonardtown visit the stately Tudor Hall, once owned by Phillip Key, uncle of Francis Scott Key, and now home of the St. Mary’s County Historical Society.  From there, it is just a short walk or ride to Leonardtown Wharf Public Park at the end of

Washington Street. One-thousand-five-hundred British troops hoped to capture a large militia force here but found they had fled leaving behind about 100 barrels of supplies and forty stands of arms.  Legend holds that some of the muskets were “broke to pieces . . . and were only fit to stick frogs with.”

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