Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Old Slave Block
stone was used as a
slave auction block.
It has been a famous
landmark at this
for over 150 years.
Location. 39° 27.528′ N, 77° 44.771′ W. Marker is in Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street / Shepherdstown Pike (State Highway 34) and North Church Street (State Highway 65), on the right when traveling east on East Main Street / Shepherdstown 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. Lutheran Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Edward Braddock (about 600 feet away); Sharpsburg Bluebirds (about 700 feet away); Reformed Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Grove House (about 700 feet away); D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command (approx. 0.2 miles away); Longstreet's Command (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sharpsburg.
1. Interesting Historical Connection
— Submitted February 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Categories. • African Americans •
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