Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Captured by the United States Navy from the Mexicans in California in 1847
Location. 38° 58.922′ N, 76° 29.204′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Blake Road near Maryland Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located Northwest side of the Naval Academy Chapel, in front of Administration Building. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21402, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. San Cayetano (here, next to this marker); Old Fashioned Anchors (within shouting distance of this marker); Peggy Stewart House (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Naval Academy Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Commander William Lewis Herndon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The English Frigate “Augusta” (about 300 feet away); Zimmerman Bandstand (about 300 feet away); One Hundredth Anniversary of the U.S. Naval Academy (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Annapolis.
Also see . . . The Mexican–American War. California Campaign January 9, 1847, the Americans fought and won the Battle of La Mesa. On January 12, the last significant body of Californios (Submitted on April 10, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • War, Mexican-American •
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