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

Power House

 
 
Power House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, September 10, 2013
1. Power House Marker
Inscription.  At one time, this building housed all of the generators and power distribution panels for the fort's gun emplacements.
 
Erected 1981 by Patapsco Neck Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles.
 
Location. 39° 11.878′ N, 76° 26.518′ 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 500 south of 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Howard (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery Clagett (about 600 feet away); Searchlight Power House (about 700 feet away); Battery Nicholson (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Howard (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Point Beachhead
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Landing (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Rebirth of a Maryland Historical Treasure (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Howard.
 
Power House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, September 10, 2013
2. Power House
Fort Howard's power house is now Fort Howard Park's restrooms.
Battery Key image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, September 10, 2013
3. Battery Key
The power house was located next to Battery Key.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2013, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 364 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 15, 2013, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.

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