My American mother's paternal line goes back to Roger Tolle who arrived in St. Mary's County in 1669. My daughters' paternal line goes to William Reeves in St Mary's County in 1710. "The school is named for St. Mary's City, the first capital of the State of Maryland"
State of Maryland - Named for Queen Henrietta Maria, the wife of Charles I, who gave a royal charter to Cecil Calvert, second Lord Baltimore, in 1632. First settlement at St. Mary's City in 1634. It was one of the 13 original colonies.
ST MICHAELS: THIS TOWN WAS ATTACKED BY A BRITISH FORCE DURING THE NIGHT OF AUGUST 10, 1813, BUT THEY WERE DRIVEN BACK TO THEIR BOATS AT SUNRISE. A GUN USED IN ITS DEFENSE IS MOUNTED IN THE TOWN SQUARE (State Roads Commission)