Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Folck's Mill

 
 
Folck's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
April 12, 2009
1. Folck's Mill Marker
Inscription.  
Here in Evitts Creek Valley on August 1, 1864, General McCausland's Confederate cavalry, returning after burning Chambersburg, was surprised by General Kelley's Union troops from Cumberland. The Confederates were repulsed and retreated across the Potomac at Oldtown.
 
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 39° 40.385′ N, 78° 43.511′ W. Marker is near Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker can be reached from Ali Ghan Shrine Road (Maryland Route 144). The marker is located on the grounds of what is currently the Puccini Restaurant. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12901 Ali Ghan Rd NE, Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Folck's Mill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Folck's Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Folck's Mill (approx. Ό mile away); Ali Ghan Shriners Legion of Honor
Folck's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
April 12, 2009
2. Folck's Mill Marker
Historic Colonial Manor in background
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. Ό mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); 30th Regiment Infantry U.S.C.T. (approx. 1.8 miles away); Cumberland (approx. 2.1 miles away); Cumberland Surrenders (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
 
Also see . . .  Folck's Mill. National Register of Historic Places Registration Form (Submitted on April 12, 2009.) 
 
Evitts Creek image. Click for full size.
April 12, 2009
3. Evitts Creek
About 130 yards southeast of marker.
Colonial Manor NRHP Plaque image. Click for full size.
April 12, 2009
4. Colonial Manor NRHP Plaque
Colonial Manor (or Turkey Flight Manor) image. Click for full size.
April 12, 2009
5. Colonial Manor (or Turkey Flight Manor)
It served as a hospital during the Civil War Battle of Folck's Mill, the ruins of which are located a short distance from the building.
Civil War Graffiti Located In The Attic Of Colonial Manor image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, April 13, 2013
6. Civil War Graffiti Located In The Attic Of Colonial Manor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2009. This page has been viewed 1,714 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 12, 2009.   6. submitted on August 28, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=17903

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
Paid Advertisements
 
 

Aug. 9, 2022