Hagerstown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Retreat from Gettysburg
Erected by Maryland Heritage Area.
Location. 39° 38.682′ N, 77° 43.098′ W. Marker is in Hagerstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of North Potomac Street (State Highway 65) and Church Street, on the right when traveling south on North Potomac Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 North Potomac Street, Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jonathan Hager (a few steps from this marker); Zion Evangelical and Reform Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Military Occupation (about 500 feet away, Ransom of Hagerstown (about 600 feet away); The Harmon Hotel (about 800 feet away); Washington County Jail (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Washington County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Battle of Hagerstown (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerstown.
More about this marker. On the lower left is a drawing of Zion Church as it appeared during the Civil War. In the lower center is a photo of One of Zion's Church Bells. On the right is a photo of Brigadier General George A. Custer.
Also see . . . Zion Evangelical and Reform Church. Some history of the church and buildings. (Submitted on July 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,075 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.