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Battle Ground Methodist Episcopal Church

 
 
Battle Ground Methodist Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bob Marshall, February 9, 2011
1. Battle Ground Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.
Erected by the Patriotic Order
Sons of America of Maryland,
In the year of the
National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial
1914.

This building, known as the
Battle Ground Methodist Episcopal Church,
was occupied by General Stricker,
the night preceding the Battle of North Point
was used as a hospital by both armies,
during and after the battle
September 12, 1814.

 
Erected 1914 by Patriotic Order Sons of America of Maryland.
 
Location. 39° 16.912′ N, 76° 29.573′ W. Marker is in Dundalk, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of North Point Road and Robinson Avenue, on the right when traveling west on North Point Road. Click for map. This monument is directly behind the parking lot of the Galilee Baptist Church in an open field. Marker can be seen briefly from the road, but there is no shoulder, so parking at the church is your best option. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2440 North Point Road, Dundalk MD 21222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Proud of Our Stand (approx. 0.3 miles away); Witness to Battle (approx. 0.3 miles away); Squeeze Tactic
Battle Ground Methodist Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bob Marshall, February 9, 2011
2. Battle Ground Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Delay Tactic (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hitting Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); To Honor the Heroes (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Proud of Our Stand (approx. half a mile away); At Patapsco Neck (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Dundalk.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of North Point. Wikipedia (Submitted on February 10, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. “Battle Ground” Methodist-Episcopal Church Site. Defenders' Dozen, by Curtis Carroll Davis, Adapted for the Web by Clarke Daniel Bowers. (Submitted on March 8, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

3. Bread & Cheese Creek Battle Monument - 1914 - Opposite 2400 Old North Point Road. (PDF) Maryland Inventory of Historic Places. (Submitted on March 8, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War of 1812
 
Battle Ground Methodist Episcopal Church Medallion image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, July 31, 2011
3. Battle Ground Methodist Episcopal Church Medallion
Close-up of image on marker
The Methodist Meeting House<br>At Bread and Cheese Creek image. Click for full size.
By Benson Lossing, 1868
4. The Methodist Meeting House
At Bread and Cheese Creek
From Benson Lossing's 1868 Pictorial Field Book of 1812,, page 950.
The Old Methodist Meetinghouse image. Click for full size.
5. The Old Methodist Meetinghouse
This photo of the old Meeting House at Bread and Cheese Creek appeared in National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial, Baltimore Maryland September 6 to 14; Part 1, Official Program.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bob Marshall of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,184 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bob Marshall of Baltimore, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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