Fredericktown, Maryland

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Fredericktown
Unincorporated community
Fredericktown is located in Maryland
Fredericktown
Fredericktown
Location within the state of Maryland
Coordinates: 39°21′58″N 75°53′02″W / 39.36611°N 75.88389°W / 39.36611; -75.88389Coordinates: 39°21′58″N 75°53′02″W / 39.36611°N 75.88389°W / 39.36611; -75.88389
Country United States
State Maryland
County Cecil
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Fredericktown is an unincorporated community in Cecil County, Maryland, United States.[1]

The Elf racing yacht is located in the Sassafras River at Fredericktown, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 26, 1980.[2]

Fredericktown went up in flames during a British raid in the War of 1812.[3]

Owen Burns, an entrepreneur, banker, builder, and land developer who at one time owned the majority of Sarasota, Florida, was born in Fredericktown.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Names Information System". Fredericktown (Populated Place). U.S. Geological Survey. 2009-01-29. 
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  3. ^ Eshelman, Ralph E. (2011). A Travel Guide to the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake. Johns Hopkins University Press. 
  4. ^ "Fifth Generation". Rootsweb. Retrieved Sep 2013.