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Near Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mumma Farm Lane

 
 
Mumma Farm Lane Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 6, 2008
1. Mumma Farm Lane Marker
Inscription.  This portion of the historic Mumma Farm Lane looked much the same in 1862. Confederate soldiers burned the farm buildings to prevent their use by Federal sharpshooters. Only the white-washed stone springhouse (on the left) survived as does this short section of the old lane.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 39° 28.56′ N, 77° 44.485′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Mummas Lane, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "A House Was Burning" (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named A House Was Burning (about 800 feet away); Historic Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Roulette Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); “A Thrilling Spectacle” (approx. 0.2 miles away); I Found the Enemy in Great Force (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battery A, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery
This Portion of the Historic Mumma Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
2. This Portion of the Historic Mumma Farm Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); New York State Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Antietam Battlefield. National Park Service site. (Submitted on April 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Section of the Mumma's Farm Lane image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 6, 2008
3. Section of the Mumma's Farm Lane
The original section of the lane runs from the left side of the marker away from the camera.
This Portion of the Historic Mumma Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
4. This Portion of the Historic Mumma Farm Marker
Mumma Farm Lane Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 7, 2017
5. Mumma Farm Lane Marker
The Mumma Farm image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
6. The Mumma Farm
The spring house stands on the right side of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,065 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on October 25, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3. submitted on April 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on October 25, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5. submitted on October 18, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   6. submitted on April 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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