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Battery Nicholson

 
 
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By F. Robby, September 10, 2013
1. Battery Nicholson Marker
Inscription.  Completed in 1900 and armed in 1902 with two 6" disappearing rifles. Named in honor of Judge Joseph H. Nicholson, Captain of Volunteer Artillery, in the defense of Fort McHenry, September 13 & 14, 1814.
 
Erected 1981 by Patapsco Neck Centennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar of 1812. A significant historical date for this entry is September 13, 1897.
 
Location. 39° 11.784′ N, 76° 26.661′ 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). Marker is about 1500 feet southwest from the parking lot, along the paved walk through the park. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Searchlight Power House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Howard (about 700 feet away); Power House (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Howard (approx. ¼ mile away); Battery Clagett
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By F. Robby, September 10, 2013
2. Battery Nicholson
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(approx. ¼ mile away); North Point Beachhead (approx. half a mile away); The Landing (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Rebirth of a Maryland Historical Treasure (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Howard.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Wiki on Battery Nicholson. (Submitted on January 21, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
 
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 379 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2013, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.

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