Hagerstown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Shenandoah Valley Railroad
Forced into receivership in 1885, the Shenandoah Valley Railroad was absorbed by the Norfolk and Western Railroad in 1890. The Norfolk and Western Railroad merged 1n 1982 with the Southern Railway to form the Norfolk Southern Corporation.
Erected by Maryland Heritage Area.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
Location. 39° 38.593′ N, 77° 43.576′ W. Marker is in Hagerstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on West Antietam Street near Walnut Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John's Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 113 South Prospect Street (about 300 feet away); Hagerstonians in the Civil War (about 400 feet away); 102 South Prospect Street (about 400 feet away); 125 South Prospect Street (about 400 feet away); 112 South Prospect Street (about 400 feet away); Mount Prospect (about 500 feet away); The Italian Villa (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerstown.
Also see . . . Shenandoah Valley Railroad, Wikipedia entry. ...was a line completed on June 19, 1882 extending down the Shenandoah Valley from Hagerstown, Maryland USA through the West Virginia panhandle into Virginia to reach Roanoke, ... (Submitted on August 6, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 575 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 6, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.