“Baltimore must be tamed…”
Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
—War of 1812 —
(Inscription below the photo on the right)
Captain Thomas Boyle commanded the famous Fell’s Point privateer Chasseur (above), hailed as the Pride of Baltimore.
Explore these places in the Fell’s Point area: *Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine-Exhibits and programs about the Star-Spangled Banner and defense of Baltimore *Flag House and Star-Spangled Banner Museum-Exhibits and programs about the flag that inspired the national anthem. *Fell’s Point Visitor Center 1724-26 Thames Street-Exhibits, self-guiding walking tour brochure (tour highlights 1812 historic
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 marker series.
Location. 39° 16.968′ N, 76° 35.598′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Broadway. Touch for map. The marker is located in Fells Point near the Broadway Market. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21231, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War in the Chesapeake (here, next to this marker); Fells Point (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); On Thursday, September 18, 2003 (about 300 feet away); The Chesapeake Campaign & The War of 1812 (about 400 feet away); In This Building From 1992 - 1999 (about 500 feet away); St. Stanislaus Kostka Church (about 600 feet away); The Robert Long House (about 600 feet away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 735 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.