Catonsville in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Baltimore National Cemetery
National Register of Historic Places
has been listed in the
U.S. Department of the Interior
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series lists.
Location. 39° 16.708′ N, 76° 42.542′ W. Marker is in Catonsville, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Frederick Avenue (State Highway 144) and Mallow Hill Road, on the right when traveling east on Frederick Avenue. Marker is mounted at eye-level on the left-side of the cemetery entrance gate. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5501 Frederick Avenue, Catonsville MD 21228, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Address by President Lincoln (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sixth Marine Division Association MemorialFifth Marine Division Association Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War II Marine Divisions Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fourth Marine Division Assoc W.W. II (approx. 0.2 miles away); 3rd Marine Division Association Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); 2nd Marine Division Association (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Catonsville.
Regarding Baltimore National Cemetery. National Register of Historic Places #16000059
Also see . . . Baltimore National Cemetery (Wikipedia). When nearby Loudon Park National Cemetery was deemed full, the War Department surveyed this area for a new site. In 1936 the federal government took possession of the land for a cost of $95,000, and began converting the former "Cloud Capped" estate. The old mansion was demolished, fences were put up, roads were constructed, and landscaping was done as part of a Works Progress Administration project to invest in infrastructure during the Great Depression. The first interment took place on December 22, 1936, but the cemetery was not formally (Submitted on June 10, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 10, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.