Mistress Margaret Brent Pavilion

Location: Plaque will be placed in the Mistress Mary Brent Pavilion, which is to be erected in Historic St. Mary’s City, St. Mary’s Co., MD 20686.

Title: The Mistress Margaret Brent Pavilion

Proposed plaque:










Proposed Pavilion:










Text: (proposed)
“In 1648 Margaret Brent was the first woman in the English-speaking colonies of North America to ask for the vote. She also served as Lord Baltimore’s attorney in both private and public concern. She consistently represented herself in court and in financial dealings.

In grateful recognition of those who contributed to the construction of this pavilion:
France-Merrick Foundation, Inc.
Kahlert Foundation, Inc.
Cove Point Natural Heritage Trust
National Society Daughters of the American Colonists
Cole Travel
Community Bank of the Chesapeake”

Date of Dedication: 9 October 2014; however, placement was postposed due to new requirements by the town.