Near Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
(Sidebar): Historic Preservation Training Center
The Gambrill building now houses the National Park Service's Historic Preservation Training Center. The center is dedicated to the preservation and maintenance of historic structures of the National Park Service and its partners by demonstrating outstanding leadership in preservation education and skills and crafts development.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 22.023′ N, 77° 23.19′ W. Marker was near Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker could be reached from Urbana Pike (State Highway 355), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located along a walking trail at the Gambrill Mill (stop five on the driving tour of Monocacy Battlefield), which
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Edgewood (within shouting distance of this marker); Monocacy Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Gambrill Mill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Monocacy National Battlefield (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Monocacy National Battlefield (about 300 feet away); Retreat (about 700 feet away); Burning of the Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Desperate Escape (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Frederick.
More about this marker. The background on the marker is a photograph of Gambrill House as it looks today. The sidebar contains three photographs. The upper left sidebar photo shows "A skilled Historic Preservation Training Center carpenter mak[ing] repairs to a wooden cornice bracket." The upper right sidebar photo is "A master mason inspect[ing] the pointing on the scarp wall during a preservation project at historic Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia." The lower photograph in the sidebar shows "The Historic Preservation
Also see . . .
1. Gambrill House. National Parks Service site detailing the history of the house. (Submitted on November 3, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Gambrill House - Mansion of the Second Empire Victorian style. (Submitted on November 3, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Monocacy Battlefield Markers. This marker is among several describing the battle of Monocacy, to "tour" the battlefield see the related markers. (Submitted on November 4, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,437 times since then and 96 times this year. Last updated on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.