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

The Historic Grove House

100 West Main Street

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, October 11, 2020
1. The Historic Grove House Marker
Inscription.  The meeting place of Robert E. Lee and his generals on the night of September 17, 1862.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 17, 1938.
 
Location. 39° 27.484′ N, 77° 44.932′ W. Marker is in Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (County Road 34) and Mechanic Street, on the left when traveling west on North Main Street. Marker is on the house at the southwest corner of the intersection of North Main Street and Mechanic Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 W Main St, 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. Sharpsburg Bluebirds (within shouting distance of this marker); Viet Nam Era Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); William Chapline House (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean Conflict Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); In Recognition of the Patriotism Shown by All Who Answered Our Country's Call in the World War (within shouting distance of this marker);
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By Devry Becker Jones, October 11, 2020
2. The Historic Grove House
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General Edward Braddock (within shouting distance of this marker); Sharpsburg's Big Spring (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reformed Cemetery (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Antietam. National Park Service website. (Submitted on May 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,949 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Apr. 11, 2021