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

Chapultepec Avenue

 
 
Chapultepec Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, June 4, 2009
1. Chapultepec Avenue Marker
Inscription.  Named in honor of the officers and men of the Third Cavalry who captured the Castle of Chapultepec, Mexico, 1847

"Brave Rifles - Veterans" - Winfield Scott, General, U.S. Army

Placed here by the officers and men of the Third Armored Cavalry Regiment, 1955
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesWar, Mexican-American.
 
Location. 39° 5.86′ N, 76° 45.236′ W. Marker is in Fort Meade, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is at the intersection of Mapes Road and 6th Armored Cavalry Road, on the right when traveling east on Mapes Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort George G Meade MD 20755, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Cav. Area" (here, next to this marker); Cavalry Area (within shouting distance of this marker); Tipton Army Airfield (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dedicated to all American Ex-Prisoners of War (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Battle of the Bulge (approx. 0.6 miles away); 29th Infantry Division, United States Army
Chapultepec Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, June 4, 2009
2. Chapultepec Avenue Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Maj. Gen. Ralph H. Van Deman (approx. 0.7 miles away); Major General George G. Meade (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Meade.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,084 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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