Near Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
(Sidebar): Historic Preservation Training Center
The Gambrill building now houses the National Park Service's Historic Preservation Training Center. The center is dedicated to the preservation and maintenance of historic structures of the National Park Service and its partners by demonstrating outstanding leadership in preservation education and skills and crafts development.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 22.023′ N, 77° 23.19′ W. Marker was Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Frederick MD 21704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Edgewood (within shouting distance of this marker); Monocacy Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); A Bold Plan (within shouting distance of this marker); Gambrill Mill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Monocacy National Battlefield (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Monocacy National Battlefield (about 300 feet away); Retreat (about 700 feet away); Brush Creek Crossing (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
More about this marker. The background on the marker is a photograph of Gambrill House as it looks today. The sidebar contains three photographs. The upper left sidebar photo shows "A skilled Historic Preservation Training Center carpenter mak[ing] repairs to a wooden cornice bracket." The upper right sidebar photo is "A master mason inspect[ing] the pointing on the scarp wall during a preservation project at historic Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia." The lower photograph in the sidebar shows "The Historic Preservation Training Center Carpentry Team, comprised of trainees and skilled preservation trades instructors, takes a break from a preservation project at Harpers Ferry National Historic Park."
Also see . . .
1. Gambrill House. National Park Service site detailing the history of the house. (Submitted on November 3, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Gambrill House - Mansion of the Second Empire Victorian style. (Submitted on November 3, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Monocacy Battlefield Markers. This marker is among several describing the battle of Monocacy, to "tour" the battlefield see the related markers. (Submitted on November 4, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,618 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on November 11, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 3, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.