Craighill Channel in Anne Arundel County MD


Craighill Channel - Cultural Feature (Channel) in Anne Arundel County

Craighill Channel is a cultural feature (channel) in Anne Arundel County. The primary coordinates for Craighill Channel places it within the MD 21122 ZIP Code delivery area.

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Craighill Channel - Maps, Driving Directions & Local Area Information

Feature Name: Craighill Channel
Category: Maryland physical, cultural and historic features
Feature Type: Cultural
Class: Channel
Description: Located in the Chesapeake Bay. The north end is approximately 4 km (2.5 mi) northeast of Rock Point and the southeast end is approximately 3.2 km (2 mi) east northeast of the community of Beacon Hill, about 27 km (17 mi) southeast of downtown Baltimore.
History: Named for Brigadier General William Price Craighill (1833-1909) who was named the Baltimore District Engineer in 1865 and developed a plan for new dredging that would work with the currents of the Patapsco and Susquehanna Rivers. By the end of the 1800s the port of Baltimore had grown into a vital center of commerce due to the 600-foot wide and 30-foot deep channel. This access to the high seas brought more business into Baltimore. Craighill also served as the US Army Corps of Engineers, Chief of Engineer from 1895 to 1897. (US-T121)
County: Anne Arundel County
Latitude: 39.1137212
Longitude: -76.3944031
GNIS ID: 588921
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