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The Water Battery
Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: September 16, 2018
Caption: The Water Battery
Additional Description: Painting by Richard Schlecht, 2005.

“Gunpowder from Bellona likely fired the naval guns on the water battery at Fort McHenry during the British bombardment.” – Baltimore Federal Gazette, August 16, 1814.
Close-up of image on marker

Submitted: September 17, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p445522
File Size: 3.037 Megabytes


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