Havre de Grace

Havre de Grace (HM68)

Location: Havre de Grace, MD 21078 Harford County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 32.447', W 76° 5.112'

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War of 1812

Here on the morning of May 3, 1813, British Forces under Admiral Cockburn landed, sacked, and burned the town. The principal defenses were two small batteries on Concord Point. The "Potato Battery" on high ground was manned to the last by John O'Neill.
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HM NumberHM68
Tags
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceBattlefield, Town
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByMaryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 406749 N 4377352
Decimal Degrees39.54078333, -76.08520000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 32.447', W 76° 5.112'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 32' 26.8200" N, 76° 5' 6.7200" W
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Area Code(s)443, 410
Can be seen from road?No
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701 Concord St, Havre de Grace MD 21078, US
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