The Garrison Fort

The Garrison Fort (HMTW)

Location: Pikesville, MD 21208 Baltimore County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 23.947', W 76° 42.454'

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Built about 1695 as headquarters for a troop of mounted rangers to patrol paths from the Patapsco to the Susquehanna as a protection against hostile Indians. It was nine miles from nearest white inhabitants when built.
Historical PeriodColonial, 17th Century
Historical PlaceNational Register of Historic Places, Military Installation, River
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed1968
Placed ByMaryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 352968 N 4362459
Decimal Degrees39.39911667, -76.70756667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 23.947', W 76° 42.454'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 23' 56.8200" N, 76° 42' 27.2400" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)410, 443
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 60-98 Garrison Farms Ct, Pikesville MD 21208, US
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