PBS War of 1812
We would like to thank our sponsors:

Bay Hundred Foundation;
Historical Society of Talbot County;
Inn at Perry Cabin;
Oxford Museum;
Saint Michaels Museum

Welcome to St. Michaels Celebration of the War of 1812!


Saint Michaels 1812 Consortium



To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and celebrate the bravery and determination of the men and women of the Town of Saint Michaels and Talbot County Militia
who stood fast against the British Navy on August 10, 1813 to protect their lands and freedom.

"The Surprise" capturing the British Star, one of 43 ships she captured or destroyed in 1814-1815. The Surprise was built in Saint Michaels and sailed out of Baltimore.

Photograph courtesy of the Peabody Essex Museum

Meanwhile read about what is going on with the Eastern Shore 1812 Consortium.
Also check out: War of 1812 Time Line