Inscription. At this spot, on September 12, 1814, General Robert Ross died. He had been mortally wounded in conflict approximately 1-1/2 miles northwest of here, at the present site of the Aquila Randall monument, and carried by stretcher to this point. He was later interred in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
By Thomas C. Dowling, June 19, 2009
|1. General Robert Ross Marker|
Erected by Dundalk Patapsco Neck Historical Society and Patapsco Neck Bicentennial Committee.
Location. 39° 15.032′ N, 76° 27.59′ W. Marker is in Dundalk, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on North Point Blvd, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Just north of the intersection of North Point Blvd and Morse Ln. Marker is in this post office area: Dundalk MD 21222, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. North Point (approx. 1.3 miles away); North Point Battlefield (approx. 1.7 miles away); Aquila Randall Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); Commodore Joshua Barney (approx. 1.8 miles away); Battle of North Point (approx. 2.3 miles away); Battle Acre (approx. 2.3 miles away); Todd’s Inheritance (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Todd’s Inheritance (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dundalk.
Also see . . . The Man Who Captured Washington - General Robert Ross. (Submitted on November 3, 2009, by Christopher T. George of Baltimore, Maryland.)
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