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Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

This Cannon

 
 
This Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 8, 2008
1. This Cannon Marker
Inscription. This cannon of the type used in the defense of Baltimore in the War of 1812, presented to St. John's College, the alma mater of Francis Scott Key, through the Peggy Stewart Tea Party Chapter, D.A.R., and the National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Commission, September 14, 1914.
 
Erected 1914 by Peggy Stewart Tea Party, D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 58.911′ N, 76° 29.471′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of College Avenue (Maryland Route 450) and Prince George Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is about 300 feet north of College Avenue, to the right of McDowell Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alexander Magruder ( within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Scott Key ( within shouting distance of this marker); King William's School ( within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Tree
This Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 8, 2008
2. This Cannon Marker
Side of McDowell Hall is in the background.
( within shouting distance of this marker); For Civilization Liberty Country ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free land ( about 300 feet away); St. John's College ( about 400 feet away); The Birthplace of Charles Carroll, Barrister ( about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,141 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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