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Taylor Heights in Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

American Gun

 
 
American Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 16, 2018
1. American Gun Marker
Inscription.  
Weight 8000 pounds, length 25 feet
Participated in battle of
Chateau-Thierry
May 31, to June 3, 1918
Presented to Parkwood
by United States Government
July 1934

 
Erected by Parkwood Cemetery.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 39° 22.164′ N, 76° 32.238′ W. Marker is in Taylor Heights in Baltimore, Maryland. Memorial is on 3310 Taylor Avenue. The cannon is located at the entrance to Parkwood Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3310 Taylor Avenue, Parkville MD 21234, 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. British Gun 5" (within shouting distance of this marker); Parkville Park Reservation (approx. half a mile away); Parkville All Wars Memorial (approx. half a mile away); V.F.W. Parkville Post 9083 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Women's Suffrage (approx. one mile away); Overlea Waiting Station
American Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 16, 2018
2. American Gun Marker
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(approx. one mile away); Lt. Owen E. Sweeney, Jr. Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Knettishall (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
American Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 16, 2018
3. American Gun Marker
World War I Sailor in the cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 16, 2018
4. World War I Sailor in the cemetery
American Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 16, 2018
5. American Gun Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2018, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 104 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 25, 2018, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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