Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
His courage earned O'Neill a presidential appointment as first keeper of the Concord Point Lighthouse. He lived here from 1827 until his death in 1838.
"... An English officer on horseback followed by the marines, rode up and took me with tow muskets in my hand." -- John O'Neill, Baltimore Niles' Weekly Register May 15, 1813.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 39° 32.447′ N, 76° 5.131′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Concord Street and Lafayette Street, on the left when traveling north on Concord Street. In front of the Concord Point Lighthouse Keeper's House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Adding On (a few steps from this marker); Did You Know? (within shouting distance of Concord Point Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Keeper of the Light (within shouting distance of this marker); Havre de Grace (within shouting distance of this marker); Dangerous Waters (within shouting distance of this marker); The Concord Point Light Keeper’s House and Property (within shouting distance of this marker); Concord Point Light Station (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
Categories. • War of 1812 •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 700 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 9, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.