This Cannon Marks Rodgers Bastion

This Cannon Marks Rodgers Bastion (HM161G)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21224
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 17.395', W 76° 35.023'

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This cannon marks Rodgers Bastion which formed part of a chain of fortifications extending from the river front to and beyond the site of the present Johns Hopkins Hospital, manned in part by an auxiliary naval force, under immediate command of Commodore John Rodgers. These, with other troops, amounting in all to some 12000 men, with 100 guns were under General Samuel Smith, Commander-in-Chief of all forces in the field.
HM NumberHM161G
Year Placed1914
Placed ByErected by the National Star Spangled Banner Centennial Commission 1914
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 11:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 363421 N 4350145
Decimal Degrees39.28991667, -76.58371667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.395', W 76° 35.023'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 23.70" N, 76° 35' 1.38" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 S Patterson Park Ave, Baltimore MD 21224, US
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