Hyattstown in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
— Antietam Campaign 1862 —
(Sidebar) Jesse Hyatt, who built a hotel here, laid out Hyattstown in 1798. His hotel hosted many distinguished travelers, including
Erected by Maryland Civil War Trails.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails series list.
Location. 39° 16.786′ N, 77° 18.869′ W. Marker is in Hyattstown, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Frederick Road (Maryland Route 355) and Hyattstown Mill Road, on the right when traveling north on Frederick Road. Located at the north entrance to Little Bennett Regional Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksburg MD 20871, 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. Hyattstown Mill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Our Daily Bread (about 800 feet away); Women on the Homefront in Montgomery County (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Real Field of Dreams (approx. 1.1 miles away); Welcome to Froggy Hollow (approx. 2.2 miles away); George Washington (approx. 2.9 miles away); 1862 Antietam Campaign (approx. 2.9 miles away); Mt. Ephraim Crossroads (approx. 2.9 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker features an Early photo of the main street of Hyattstown, and a portrait of Col. Thomas Munford. A map on the right side details unit movements during the Antietam campaign.
Also see . . .
1. Col. Munford’s Report of the Campaign. Includes a paragraph on the battles around Hyattstown. (Submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Hyattstown Mill. Just down Hyattstown Mill Road from the marker. One of the structures dating from the time period. (Submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Little Bennett Regional Park. (Submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
1. Gettysburg Campaign
Not mentioned on the marker, but the Union VI Corps marched through Hyattstown on June 28-29 en route to Gettysburg.
— Submitted July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Additional keywords. Antietam Campaign
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,169 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on November 6, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 4, 5. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 6, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.