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

Spanish Gun

 
 
Spanish Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 10, 2018
1. Spanish Gun Marker
Inscription.  
Spanish Gun
captured by U.S. Navy
from Mexican Forces
in California in 1847.

 
Erected by United States Naval Academy.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Mexican-American.
 
Location. 38° 58.83′ N, 76° 29.14′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Memorial can be reached from Porter Road east of Buchanan Road, on the right when traveling west. On the grounds of the United States Naval Academy. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 Blake Road, Annapolis MD 21402, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 75mm. Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker); Japanese Torpedo (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dahlgren Rifle 30-Pounder, Invented by Rear Admiral Dahlgren (about 300 feet away); Centennial of the United States Navy Submarine Force (about 400 feet away); Monument to the Battle of Midway (about 400 feet away); Greg Harlin's John Paul Jones's Ranger
Spanish Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 10, 2018
2. Spanish Gun Marker
(about 400 feet away); Peggy Stewart House (about 500 feet away); On this spot (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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