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The Home of Governor Augustus W. Bradford

 
 
The Home of Governor Augustus W. Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
1. The Home of Governor Augustus W. Bradford Marker
Inscription. The home of Governor Augustus W. Bradford, which stood on this site was burned July 11, 1864 by Confederate Troops “to retaliate the burning of Governor Letcherís Home” in Virginia by Federal troops. This was the closest point to Baltimore reached during the war by Confederate Troops.
 
Erected 1934 by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 22.443′ N, 76° 37.598′ W. Marker is in Towson, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Charles Street (Route 139) and Charlesbrook Road, on the right when traveling south on Charles Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Towson MD 21204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fire Power (approx. one mile away); Roland Park (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Colored Methodist Protestant St. Johnís Chapel of Baltimore County (approx. 1.7 miles away); Nicholas Ruxton Moore (approx. 1.8 miles away); First Boy Scout Armory (approx. 2.1 miles away); Baltimore County Courthouse (approx. 2.1 miles away); Abisado (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hometown Hero (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Towson.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Clubhouse of Elkridge Hunt Club image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
2. Clubhouse of Elkridge Hunt Club
Property is now occupied as golf course.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,278 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 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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