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Near Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Folck's Mill
 
Folck's Mill Marker Photo, Click for full size
April 12, 2009
1. Folck's Mill Marker
 
Inscription.
Here in Evitts Creek Valley
on August 1, 1864,
General McCausland's Confederate
cavalry, returning after burning
Chambersburg, was surprised by
General Kelley's Union troops from
Cumberland. The Confederates
were repulsed and retreated across
the Potomac at Oldtown.

 
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 39° 40.385′ N, 78° 43.511′ W. Marker is near Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker can be reached from Ali Ghan Shrine Road (Maryland Route 144). Click for map. The marker is located on the grounds of what is currently the Puccini Restaurant. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12901 Ali Ghan Rd NE, Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Folck's Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Folck's Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cumberland (approx. 2.1 miles away); McNeill’s Raid (approx. 2.3 miles away); Capture of Generals (approx. 2.3 miles away); The First National Bank and Trust Company of Western Maryland (approx. 2.4 miles away); Military Hospital (approx. 2.5 miles away); On This Site Stood Metro Clothes (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cumberland.
 
Folck's Mill Marker Photo, Click for full size
April 12, 2009
2. Folck's Mill Marker
Historic Colonial Manor in background
 

 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Folck’s Mill. National Park Service Summary. (Submitted on April 12, 2009.) 

2. Colonial Manor, National Register of Historic Places. Summary of the NRHP listing. (Submitted on April 12, 2009.) 

3. Folck's Mill, National Register of Historic Places. Summary of the NRHP listing. (Submitted on April 12, 2009.) 

4. The Battles of McConnellsburg and Cumberland. Article from The Bivouac Banner (Submitted on April 12, 2009.) 
 
Evitts Creek Photo, Click for full size
April 12, 2009
3. Evitts Creek
About 130 yards southeast of marker.
 
 
Colonial Manor NRHP Plaque Photo, Click for full size
April 12, 2009
4. Colonial Manor NRHP Plaque
 
 
Colonial Manor (or Turkey Flight Manor) Photo, Click for full size
April 12, 2009
5. Colonial Manor (or Turkey Flight Manor)
It served as a hospital during the Civil War Battle of Folck's Mill, the ruins of which are located a short distance from the building.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2009. This page has been viewed 1,024 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 12, 2009. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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