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Baltimore Bellona Gunpowder Manufactory (1801-1856)

Posted by on Apr 26, 2012 in Upcomming Events | Comments Off

Title: Baltimore Bellona Gunpowder Manufactory (1801-1856) A War of 1812 Commemorative Event Location: HSBC Almshouse Headquarters Start Time: 2:00 pm Date: May 6th, 2012 Join former society president, and Stevenson University archivist and professor, Glenn Johnston, for this talk in commemoration of the War of 1812 in Baltimore County. The Bellona Gunpowder Manufactory was Maryland’s most extensive powder works. It was established seven miles north of Baltimore beside the Jones falls west of Towson, Baltimore County. The manufactory was named after the Roman goddess of war, Bellona.  In...

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