Hyattstown in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
óAntietam Campaign 1862 ó
(Sidebar) Jesse Hyatt, who built a hotel here, laid out Hyattstown in 1798. His hotel hosted many distinguished travelers, including Andrew Jackson on his way to his inauguration. Hyattstown exemplifies the linear roadside town of the period; most of the original buildings still stand.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 39° 16.786′ N, 77° 18.869′ W. Marker is in Hyattstown, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Frederick Road (Maryland Route 355) and Hyattstown Mill Road, on the right when traveling north on Frederick Road. Click for map. Located at the north entrance to Little Bennett Regional Park. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksburg MD 20871, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hyattstown Mill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Women on the Homefront in Montgomery County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Welcome to Froggy Hollow (approx. 2.2 miles away); George Washington (approx. 2.9 miles away); 1862 Antietam Campaign (approx. 2.9 miles away); Mt. Ephraim Crossroads (approx. 2.9 miles away); Tavern Life at Dowden's Ordinary (approx. 3.6 miles away); Dowden's Ordinary: A French & Indian War Site (approx. 3.6 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker features an Early photo of the main street of Hyattstown, and a portrait of Col. Thomas Munford. A map on the right side details unit movements during the Antietam campaign.
Also see . . .
1. Col. Munfordís Report of the Campaign. Includes a paragraph on the battles around Hyattstown.
2. Hyattstown Mill. Just down Hyattstown Mill Road from the marker. One of the structures dating from the time period.
3. Little Bennett Regional Park.
1. Gettysburg Campaign
Not mentioned on the marker, but the Union VI Corps marched through Hyattstown on June 28-29 en route to Gettysburg.
Additional keywords. Antietam Campaign
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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