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

North Point

September 12, 1814

 
 
North Point September 12, 1814 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, 08-19-2007
1. North Point September 12, 1814 Marker
Inscription.  Following a dawn landing at the tip of North Point, British Forces passed here en route to Baltimore. About four miles further on they encountered American skirmishers under Major Heath.
 
Erected 1964 by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812.
 
Location. 39° 14.26′ N, 76° 26.583′ W. Marker is in Edgemere, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of North Point Road (Maryland Route 20) and Lodge Farm Road, on the left when traveling south on North Point Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sparrows Point MD 21219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedicated to All Men and Women (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sparrows Point (approx. 0.8 miles away); Shaw Family Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); General Robert Ross (approx. 1.3 miles away); Unexpected Resistance (approx. 1.4 miles away); Todd’s Inheritance (approx. 1.6 miles away); A Heavy Price
Sparrows Point High School image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, 08-19-2007
2. Sparrows Point High School
Marker is on the school grounds.
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); The Presbytery of Baltimore (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edgemere.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,447 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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