Hagerstown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Hagerstonians in the Civil War
Dr. John Absalom Wroe, 1817-1874
In 1923 the Womens club of Hagerstown purchased the property. A service club that was created during World War 1, the Womens Club converted the home for use as a boarding home for ladies, containing 21 guest rooms, a dining hall and a small auditorium.
In 1901, Hagerstown resilient Mary Landon Mason married the aged former Confederate General Edward Porter Alexander. In her old age, Mrs. Alexander lived here at the Womens Club until her passing in 1946. She was one
Location. 39° 38.593′ N, 77° 43.498′ W. Marker is in Hagerstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of South Prospect Street and Library Alley, on the right when traveling south on South Prospect Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31 South Prospect Street, Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mount Prospect (within shouting distance of this marker); Treatment of the Wounded (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hagerstonians In The Civil War (about 300 feet away); St. John's Church (about 300 feet away); Shenandoah Valley Railroad (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Hagerstonians in the Civil War (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Hagerstonians In The Civil War (about 400 feet away); The Cumberland Valley Railroad (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerstown.
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 19, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.