British Bomb

British Bomb (HM702)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21230
Country: United States of America

N 39° 15.809', W 76° 34.817'

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Fired by the British Naval Forces during the bombardment of this fort Sept. 13-14, 1814 when by the light of "Bombs bursting in air" the National Anthem - The Star Spangled Banner had its birth.
HM NumberHM702
Series This marker is part of the Maryland: Fort McHenry series
Year Placed1910
Placed BySociety of the War of 1812 in Maryland
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 9:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 363665 N 4347206
Decimal Degrees39.26348333, -76.58028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 15.809', W 76° 34.817'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 15' 48.54" N, 76° 34' 49.02" W
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Area Code(s)410, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1499 Constellation Plaza, Baltimore MD 21230, US
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