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

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

Brownsville, Maryland

 

— Founded 1837 —

 
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By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
1. St. Luke's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  During the civil war, St. Luke’s served as headquarters for General Lafayette McLaws, whose troops from the Army of Northern Virginia were bivouacked around Brownsville, September 11, 1862. It served as a hospital for his wounded following the Battle of Antietam. Union forces later burned the interior of the church, leaving it a shell until its reconstruction in 1869.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 1746.
 
Location. 39° 22.444′ N, 77° 39.989′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Boteler Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2150 Boteler Road, Brownsville MD 21715, 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. Battle of Maryland Heights (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brownsville-Burkittsville Pass (approx. 0.6 miles away); Forest of Needwood (approx. 1.7 miles away); Israel Creek Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); “Crampton Gap” (approx. 1.9 miles
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By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
2. St. Luke's Episcopal Church
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away); Confederate Forces (approx. 2.3 miles away); Cobbled Stagecoach Stop (approx. 2.4 miles away); Burkittsville (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
 
Also see . . .  St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Provides some history of the Church. (Submitted on August 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
St. Luke's Episcopal Church and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
3. St. Luke's Episcopal Church and Cemetery
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 18, 2020
4. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,504 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on January 29, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on March 10, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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