Near Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
Location. 39° 26.278′ N, 77° 47.802′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Shephardstown Pike (Maryland Route 34) and Canal Road, on the left when traveling south on Shephardstown Pike. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Swearingen’s Ferry and Pack Horse Ford (a few steps from this marker); The James Rumsey Bridge / The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg (a few steps from this marker); Ferry Hill Place (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ferry Hill (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Ferry Hill Place (about 500 feet away); A View into the Past (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Blackford's Ford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shepherdstown (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sharpsburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Categories. • Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,900 times since then. Last updated on August 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on July 28, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.