Poolesville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Civil War at Poolesville
Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker’s Headquarters were established here on June 26, 1863, during the Gettysburg Campaign.
Skirmishes occurred here in September, November and December 1862 and July 1864.
Erected 1961 by Montgomery County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 8.777′ N, 77° 25.076′ W. Marker is in Poolesville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Fisher Avenue / White's Ferry Road (Maryland Route 107Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20000 Fisher Avenue, Poolesville MD 20837, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Poolesville (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Peter's Church (about 400 feet away); 20101 Fisher Avenue (about 400 feet away); Poolesville (about 400 feet away); The Old Bank Building (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Poolesville (about 700 feet away); Welcome to Poolesville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poolesville.
Also see . . . A Brief History of Poolesville. (Submitted on August 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,535 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on March 30, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.