Bethesda in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Artist's Conception of Battery Bailey, Circa 1862
Erected by The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission; Montgomery County Department of Parks.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Defenses of Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 38° 57.147′ N, 77° 6.604′ W. Marker is in Bethesda, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Elliott Road 0.4 miles west of Ashfield Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5312 Falmouth Rd, Bethesda MD 20816, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Defending the City of Washington (here, next to this marker); What is a Battery? (here, next to this marker); Col. Guilford Dudley Bailey (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery Bailey (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northwest 5Fort Sumner (approx. 0.7 miles away); Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northwest 6 (approx. 0.9 miles away); A Way for Fish (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethesda.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2021, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.