Urbana in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
From Hospitality to Hospital
— Antietam Campaign 1862 —
Erected by Maryland Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 39° 19.635′ N, 77° 20.881′ W. Marker is in Urbana, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Urbana Pike (Maryland Route 355) and Fingerboard Road (Maryland Route 80), on the right when traveling west. Located in the parking lot for Landon House, approximately 150 yards north of the Urbana Pike. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3401 Urbana Pike, Frederick MD 21704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Urbana (approx. 0.7 miles away); George Washington (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named George Washington (was approx. one mile away but has been reported missing. ); War on Terrorism Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Amelung Glass Works (approx. 1.6 miles away); Dennis Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Clustered Spires of Frederick (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Battle That Saved Washington (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Urbana.
More about this marker. The marker features a painting by Dale Gallon captioned, J.E.B. Stuart and his men depart to reinforce Confederate picket posts near Hyattstown. A map details unit movements in the Antietam campaign and other Civil War Trails sites nearby.
Also see . . .
1. Landon House. The house is still used for special events. (Submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Landon House Ghost Stories. (Submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,240 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on May 14, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 28, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 7, 8, 9. submitted on May 14, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.