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Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Mary's City Cannon

 
 
St. Mary's City Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, October 8, 2007
1. St. Mary's City Cannon Marker
Inscription.
This cannon was brought from England
by the first settlers March 25, 1634
Mounted on the walls of the fort
at Old St. Mary's
Recovered from the St. Mary's River 1822
Presented to the state in 1840
by Rev. Joseph Carbery

This tablet is placed by
The Peggy Stewart Tea-Party Chapter
Daugthers of the American Revolution
of Annapolis, Maryland
"Maryland Day" March 25, 1908

 
Erected 1908 by Tea Party Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 58.731′ N, 76° 29.428′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Click for map. This marker is on the grounds of the Maryland State House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 State Circle, Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roger Brooke Taney, 1777 - 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); General Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Treasury Building (within shouting distance of this marker);
The cannon image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, October 8, 2007
2. The cannon
a different marker also named Roger Brooke Taney (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Dred Scott, 1700 - 1858 (within shouting distance of this marker); Matthew Alexander Henson (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
The Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
3. The Cannon
The Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
4. The Cannon
Note the brick work around this marker is being renovated at the time of this photograph. The bricks are stacked to the left.
St. Mary's City Cannon - With Renovated Brick Work image. Click for full size.
May 12, 2012
5. St. Mary's City Cannon - With Renovated Brick Work
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,191 times since then. Last updated on . Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   5. submitted on . • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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