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Dundalk in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle Acre

September 12, 1814

 
 
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By William Pfingsten, August 19, 2007
1. Battle Acre Marker
Inscription.  Here General Stricker’s City Brigade inflicted severe losses upon the main body of the British Army. This spirited defense together with that of Fort McHenry the next night saved Baltimore.
 
Erected 1964 by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812.
 
Location. 39° 16.661′ N, 76° 29.07′ W. Marker is in Dundalk, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of North Point Road (Maryland Route 20) and Kimberly Road, on the right when traveling south on North Point Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dundalk MD 21222, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of North Point (within shouting distance of this marker); At Patapsco Neck (within shouting distance of this marker); Defenders Honored (within shouting distance of this marker); The Conflict upon this Battle Field (within shouting distance of this marker); Proud of Our Stand (about 400 feet away, measured
Battle Acre Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, September 8, 2013
2. Battle Acre Marker
in a direct line); To Honor the Heroes (about 500 feet away); Hitting Home (about 700 feet away); Squeeze Tactic (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dundalk.
 
Battle Acre Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, August 19, 2007
3. Battle Acre Monument
Dedicated 1839
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,709 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on September 8, 2013, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on August 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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