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Edgemere in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

North Point

September 12, 1814

 
 
North Point September 12, 1814 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, 08-19-2007
1. North Point September 12, 1814 Marker
Inscription. Following a dawn landing at the tip of North Point, British Forces passed here en route to Baltimore. About four miles further on they encountered American skirmishers under Major Heath.
 
Erected 1964 by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 14.26′ N, 76° 26.583′ W. Marker is in Edgemere, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of North Point Road (Maryland Route 20) and Lodge Farm Road, on the left when traveling south on North Point Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sparrows Point MD 21219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedicated to All Men and Women (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sparrows Point (approx. 0.8 miles away); Shaw Family Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); General Robert Ross (approx. 1.3 miles away); Unexpected Resistance (approx. 1.4 miles away); Todd’s Inheritance (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Todd’s Inheritance (approx. 1.6 miles away but has been reported missing); A Heavy Price (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Edgemere.
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PersonsWar of 1812
 
Sparrows Point High School image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, 08-19-2007
2. Sparrows Point High School
Marker is on the school grounds.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,320 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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