Near Bolivar in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 3
Erected by Antietam Battlefield Board. (Marker Number T. P. 3.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers marker series.
Location. 39° 29.082′ N, 77° 37.176′ W. Marker is near Bolivar, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Old National Road (Alternate U.S. 40) and Washington Monument Road, on the right when traveling west on Old National Road. Click for map. Located at a pull off from the Washington Monument Road, along side the Old National Road. Across the highway from the Old South Mountain Inn. Very close to the Frederick and Washington County line. The Appalachian Trail passes a few feet from the marker. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown MD 21769, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 1 (here, next to this marker); Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 2 (here, next to this marker); Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 4 (here, next to this marker); Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 5 (here, next to this marker); Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 6 South Mountain Summit (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle at South Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); 1862 Antietam Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Century Backpacker (within shouting distance of this marker); John Collins (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Bolivar.
More about this marker. The title of this tablet is based on references in Battle of Antietam: The Official History by the Antietam Battlefield Board by George R. Large and Joe A. Swisher. None of the markers at Turner's Pass (or Gap) have a header or title.
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.
Also see . . . Biography of Gen. D. H. Hill. (Submitted on July 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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