Zittlestown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 5
Erected by Antietam Battlefield Board. (Marker Number T. P. 5.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series list.
Location. 39° 29.082′ N, 77° 37.176′ W. Marker is in Zittlestown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Old National Road (Alternate U.S. 40) and Washington Monument Road, on the right when traveling west on Old National Road. Located at a pull off from the Washington Monument Road, along side the Old National Road. Across the highway from the Old South Mountain Inn. Very close to the Frederick and Washington County line. The Appalachian Trail passes a few feet from the marker. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boonsboro MD 21713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 1 (here, next to this marker); Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 2 (here, next to this marker); Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 3 (here, next to this marker); Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 4 (here, next to this marker); Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 6 (here, next to this marker); South Mountain Summit (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle at South Mountain (within 1862 Antietam Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Century Backpacker (within shouting distance of this marker); John Collins (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zittlestown.
More about this marker. The title of this tablet is based on references in Battle of Antietam: The Official History by the Antietam Battlefield Board by George R. Large and Joe A. Swisher. None of the markers at Turner's Pass (or Gap) have a header or title.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,556 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on August 9, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.