Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
(Quote) “The Bellona Gunpowder Company offer for sale, gunpowder of various descriptions, and of a superior quality, in half barrels, kegs, canisters and pound paper.”-Baltimore Federal Gazette, August 16, 1814.
(Inscription beside the photo in the center)
Gunpowder from Bellona likely fired the naval guns on the water battery at Fort McHenry during the British bombardment.
Erected by National Park Service-United States Department of the Interior.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
Location. 39° 22.752′ N, 76° 38.616′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from Lakeside Drive. Touch for map. The marker is located in Robert E. Lee Park on the bank of Lake Roland dam. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Lakeside Drive, Baltimore MD 21210, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Home of Governor Augustus W. Bradford (approx. one mile away); The Colored Methodist Protestant St. Johnís Chapel of Baltimore County (approx. 1.1 miles away); Nicholas Ruxton Moore (approx. 1.2 miles away); First Boy Scout Armory (approx. 1.4 miles away); Carroll Hunting Lodge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Rockland (approx. 1.9 miles away); Roland Park (approx. 2 miles away); Huntís Church (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
Also see . . . Baltimore Bellona Gunpowder Manufactory (1801-1856). Maryland in the War of 1812, Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812. (Submitted on September 17, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 787 times since then and 64 times this year. Last updated on March 3, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.