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Mary Pickersgill

 
 
Mary Pickersgill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 25, 2015
1. Mary Pickersgill Marker
Inscription. The public spirited woman who made the 15 star flag that flew over Fort McHenry September 14, 1814, inspiring Francis Scott Key to write the Star Spangled Banner.

Site restored 1976 by the U.S. Daughters of 1812 and the Star Spangled Banner Flag House Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
 
Location. 39° 16.864′ N, 76° 40.732′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Wilkens Aveune. Touch for map. The marker is located in Loudon Park Cemetery, Section AA at the grave site of Mary Pickersgill. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21229, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Soldiers Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harry Gilmor Monument (about 800 feet away); Weiskittel Mausoleum (approx. 0.2 miles away); To the Memory of the Unknown Dead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burial Place of Twenty-Nine Confederate Soldiers (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Citizens of Irvington (approx. 0.3 miles away); Irvington (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mt. Olivet Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar of 1812
 
Mary Pickersgill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 25, 2015
2. Mary Pickersgill Marker
Note: This marker is behind the tombstone of Mary Pickersgill and the tombstone is inscribed simply as M. P.
Mary Pickersgill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 25, 2015
3. Mary Pickersgill Marker
This marker is in front of the tablet inscribed as Sacred To The Memory of my Mother Mary Pickersgill. Born February 12, 1776, died October 4, 1857. Though he slay me yet will I trust in him. Job 18, Ch. 15;,VS
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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