Pikesville in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Garrison Fort
Erected 1968 by Maryland Historical Society.
Location. 39° 23.947′ N, 76° 42.454′ W. Marker is in Pikesville, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on Garrison Farm Court 0.1 miles from Garrison Farms Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pikesville MD 21208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History of The Greenspring Quarry (approx. 1.4 miles away); Quarry Lake at Greenspring (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Old Court Road (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Old United States Arsenal (approx. 1.9 miles away); Trentham (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rockland (approx. 2.2 miles away); Sudbrook Park (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sater’s Church (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pikesville.
More about this marker. This marker replaced one erected by the Maryland State Roads Commission in 1934.
Also see . . .
1. An early 1900s picture of Fort Garrison. (Submitted on September 14, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. The Original Marker, c. 1962. Same text with larger font, and erected by the State Roads Commission (Submitted on September 14, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
3. Oldton’s Company of Baltimore Rangers. This is the site of some reenactors that portray the rangers that lived in this building in the later 17th century. From here they patrolled, widened and marked the indian trails from Gwynn’s Falls in Baltimore County to just north of Deer Creek in what is now Harford County. (Submitted on October 10, 2007, by John Machate of Columbia, Maryland.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,026 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.