Riverdale in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Location. 38° 57.604′ N, 76° 55.91′ W. Marker is in Riverdale, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from Riverdale Road west of Taylor Road. Touch for map. Riverdale Road is parallel to East-West Highway (State Route 410). Taylor Road has an intersection with East-West Highway two blocks north of Riverdale Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4811 Riverdale Road, Riverdale MD 20737, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Riversdale Dependency (within shouting distance of this marker); Signs of War (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Riversdale (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Riverdale School (about 400 feet away); Riverdale Park (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverdale.
More about this marker. The demiculverin is on the grounds of Riversdale,
Also see . . .
1. Historical Forward to Naval Ordnance and Gunnery, Volume 1. “The seagoing demiculverin weighed 3,600 pounds and could shoot 1,950 yards, although its effective battle range (point-blank) was about 80 yards.” This page is on Gene Slover's US Navy Pages website. (Submitted on March 20, 2006.)
2. Another Ark and Dove Cannon. (Submitted on April 19, 2007.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Military • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,437 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 3. submitted on March 21, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 4. submitted on March 6, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.