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In June, 1814, Maryland's Commodore Joshua Barney commanded American flotilla of barges, gunboats and a sloop in attacks on superior British forces in Patuxent River and its tributary, St. Leonard Creek. After flotilla moved up Patuxent and was blockaded, British destroyed town of St. Leonard, then located near here at head of creek, before proceeding to Washington, which they burned August 24.

Source: Calvert County Historical Society and Maryland Historical Society

 

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