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 you enjoy the history and beauty of Maryland Civil War Trails.
Topics and series. This historical War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1863.
Location. 39° 43.118′ N, 78° 16.837′ W. Marker is near Hancock, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on the westbound Sideling Hill Visitors Center (Interstate 68 at milepost 75), 2.7 miles west of Exit 77 (Maryland Route 144), on the right when traveling west. 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. The National Road (a few steps from this marker); The Challenge of Sideling Hill (a few steps from this marker); Sideling Hill Cut South Bench (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Interstate 68 Maryland Vietnam Memorial (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles 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 eastbound 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 2,466 times since then and 33 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.