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

Battery Clagett

 
 
Battery Clagett Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, September 10, 2013
1. Battery Clagett Marker
Inscription.  Completed in 1900, this battery contained two 3" rapid fire guns. Named in honor of Lieut. Levi Clagett, who was killed in the defense of Fort McHenry.
 
Erected 1981 by Patapsco Neck Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, Spanish-American. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 39° 11.917′ N, 76° 26.406′ W. Marker is in Fort Howard, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker can be reached from Fort Howard Park Road 0.6 miles south of North Point Road (Old Maryland Route 20) when traveling south. Marker is about 1000 feet east of the parking lot, walking toward the left. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Howard MD 21052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Power House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Howard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Searchlight Power House (approx. ¼ mile away); Battery Nicholson (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Fort Howard (approx. 0.4 miles away); North Point Beachhead
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By F. Robby, September 10, 2013
2. Battery Clagett
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Landing (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Rebirth of a Maryland Historical Treasure (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Howard.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Wiki on Battery Clagett. (Submitted on January 21, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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By F. Robby, September 10, 2013
3. Vietnam Training Hut
This building was used to train soldiers during the Vietnam war. It is about 200 feet west of the Battery Clagett.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2013, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 15, 2013, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.

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