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Dahlgren Rifle 30-Pounder, Invented by Rear Admiral Dahlgren

 
 
Dahlgren Rifle 30-Pounder, Invented by Rear Admiral Dahlgren Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 10, 2018
1. Dahlgren Rifle 30-Pounder, Invented by Rear Admiral Dahlgren Marker
Inscription.  
Dahlgren Rifle 30-Pounder, invented by
Rear Admiral Dahlgren

used by the Federal Navy during the Civil War
A forerunner of the big naval gun of today

 
Erected by United States Naval Academy.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 58.868′ N, 76° 29.088′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker can be reached from S 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. Monument to the Battle of Midway (a few steps from this marker); Centennial of the United States Navy Submarine Force (a few steps from this marker); Japanese Torpedo (within shouting distance of this marker); 75mm. Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish Gun (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Dahlgren Rifle 30-Pounder, Invented by Rear Admiral Dahlgren Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 10, 2018
2. Dahlgren Rifle 30-Pounder, Invented by Rear Admiral Dahlgren Marker
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line); On this spot (about 400 feet away); Joseph Nicholson Home Site and Bandstand (about 400 feet away); Zimmerman Bandstand (about 400 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 135 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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