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

“Crampton’s Gap” “Maryland Heights” and “Pleasant Valley”

 
 
"Crampton's Gap" "Maryland Heights" and "Pleasant Valley" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
1. "Crampton's Gap" "Maryland Heights" and "Pleasant Valley" Marker
Inscription. Important points during the first invasion of Maryland by the Army of the Confederacy in 1862.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 29.789′ N, 77° 38.68′ W. Marker is near Boonsboro, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Old National Pike (Alternate U.S. 40) and Rohrersville Road (Maryland Route 67) on Old National Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boonsboro MD 21713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg (approx. ¼ mile away); The Boys from Boonsboro District (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gravesite of William Boone (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cannon of Revolutionary War (approx. 0.9 miles away); The National Road (approx. one mile away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. one mile away); Boonsboro (approx. one mile away); Washington Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonsboro.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
"Crampton's Gap" "Maryland Heights" and "Pleasant Valley" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
2. "Crampton's Gap" "Maryland Heights" and "Pleasant Valley" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,533 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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