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

Grove House

 
 
Grove House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 9, 2005
1. Grove House Marker
Inscription. The Historic Grove House

The meeting place of Robert E. Lee and his generals on the night of September 17, 1862.
 
Location. 39° 27.492′ N, 77° 44.923′ W. Marker is in Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (County Route 34) and Mechanic Street, on the left when traveling west on North Main Street. Click for map. Marker is on the house at the southwest corner of the intersection of North Main Street and Mechanic Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Main Street, Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sharpsburg Bluebirds (a few steps from this marker); General Edward Braddock (within shouting distance of this marker); Reformed Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Slave Block (about 700 feet away); First Methodist Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lutheran Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Antietam.
Jacob Grove House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 9, 2005
2. Jacob Grove House
In this house, on the evening of September 17, General Robert E. Lee met with his principal officers to discuss their retreat after the Battle of Antietam.
National Park Service website. (Submitted on May 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,595 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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