Near Hancock in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Invasion & Retreat
To follow in their footsteps and to discover their stories, stop by any Welcome Center or local Visitor Center to pick up a Gettysburg: Invasion & Retreat Civil War Trail map-guide. Please drive carefully as
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, and the Maryland, Gettysburg Campaign: Invasion & Retreat series lists.
Location. 39° 42.94′ N, 78° 16.86′ W. Marker is near Hancock, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on the eastbound Sideling Hill Rest Area (Interstate 68 at milepost 75), 1½ miles east of Exit 74, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hancock MD 21750, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Interstate 68 Maryland Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); The National Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Challenge of Sideling Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sideling Hill Cut South Bench (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hancock.
More about this marker. There is a duplicate of this marker at the westbound rest area here on Sideling Hill.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,686 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 3. submitted on November 26, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 4. submitted on July 14, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.