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

Kretzer Homestead

 
 
Kretzer Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 11, 2020
1. Kretzer Homestead Marker
Inscription.  Kretzer homestead since 1842. During the battle the cellar served as the refuge for townspeople.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 27.516′ N, 77° 44.818′ W. Marker is in Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on East Main Street (Maryland Route 34) just east of Alley 4, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 E Main St, Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Slave Block (within shouting distance of this marker); General Edward Braddock (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sharpsburg's Big Spring (about 400 feet away); In Recognition of the Patriotism Shown by All Who Answered Our Country's Call in the World War (about 400 feet away); Korean Conflict Memorial (about 400 feet away); Viet Nam Era Memorial (about 400 feet away); Sharpsburg Bluebirds (about 500 feet away); Lutheran Cemetery (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
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Kretzer Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 11, 2020
2. Kretzer Homestead Marker
 Exploring Downtown Sharpsburg. (Submitted on October 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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