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

The Old United States Arsenal

 
 
The Old United States Arsenal Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
1. The Old United States Arsenal Marker
Inscription. Built in 1816 after the close of the War of 1812 as an arsenal. Removed to a point of safety beyond Baltimore. Used during the War between the States and later as a Confederate Home. Now the property of the State of Maryland (1935).
 
Erected 1935 by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 22.484′ N, 76° 43.386′ W. Marker is in Pikesville, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Reisterstown Road (Maryland Route 140) and Sudbrook Lane, on the right when traveling north on Reisterstown Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pikesville MD 21208, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Court Road ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Sudbrook Park ( approx. 0.7 miles away); The Garrison Fort ( approx. 1.9 miles away); Trentham ( approx. 2.3 miles away); Carroll Hunting Lodge ( approx. 2.7 miles away); First Boy Scout Armory ( approx. 3.2 miles away); Gwynn Oak Park and the Civil Rights Movement ( approx. 3.4 miles away); Rockland ( approx. 3.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pikesville.
 
Also see . . .  Photos and drawings of the Arsenal from the Historic American Buildings Survey
Marker, in 1936 image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, 1936
2. Marker, in 1936
. HABS has 14 technical drawings and 20 black and white photographs of the Arsenal, all from 1936. (Submitted on March 3, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMilitaryNotable BuildingsWar of 1812War, US Civil
 
U. S. Arsenal image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 3, 2007
3. U. S. Arsenal
Building is now part of the Maryland State Police Headquarters.
The Old United States Arsenal, in 1936 image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, 1936
4. The Old United States Arsenal, in 1936
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,338 times since then and 51 times this year. Last updated on September 5, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on March 3, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   3. submitted on September 3, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4. submitted on March 3, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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