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Near Boonsboro in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Crampton’s Gap” “Maryland Heights” and “Pleasant Valley”

 
 
"Crampton's Gap" "Maryland Heights" and "Pleasant Valley" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
1. "Crampton's Gap" "Maryland Heights" and "Pleasant Valley" Marker
Inscription. Important points during the first invasion of Maryland by the Army of the Confederacy in 1862.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 29.789′ N, 77° 38.68′ W. Marker is near Boonsboro, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Old National Pike (Alternate U.S. 40) and Rohrersville Road (Maryland Route 67) on Old National Pike. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boonsboro MD 21713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg (approx. ¼ mile away); The Boys from Boonsboro District (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cannon of Revolutionary War (approx. 0.9 miles away); The National Road (approx. one mile away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. one mile away); Boonsboro (approx. one mile away); Washington Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Washington Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boonsboro.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
"Crampton's Gap" "Maryland Heights" and "Pleasant Valley" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
2. "Crampton's Gap" "Maryland Heights" and "Pleasant Valley" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,507 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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