Urbana in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
From Hospitality to Hospital
—Antietam Campaign 1862 —
Erected by Maryland Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 39° 19.635′ N, 77° 20.881′ W. Marker is in Urbana, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached Touch for map. Located in the parking lot for Landon House, approximately 150 yards north of the Urbana Pike. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3401 Urbana Pike, Frederick MD 21704, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Urbana (approx. 0.7 miles away); George Washington (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named George Washington (approx. one mile away but has been reported missing); Dennis Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Clustered Spires of Frederick (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Battle That Saved Washington (approx. 2.7 miles away); History of the Monocacy River Valley (approx. 2.7 miles away); Final Attack (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Urbana.
More about this marker. The marker features a painting by Dale Gallon captioned, J.E.B. Stuart and his men depart to reinforce Confederate picket posts near Hyattstown. A map details unit movements in the Antietam campaign and other Civil War Trails sites nearby.
Also see . . .
1. Landon House. The house is still used for special events. (Submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Landon House Ghost Stories. (Submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. Antietam Campaign
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,950 times since then and 150 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 14, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.