Poolesville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Civil War at Poolesville
Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker’s Headquarters were established here on June 26, 1863, during the Gettysburg Campaign.
Skirmishes occurred here in September, November and December 1862 and July 1864.
Erected 1961 by Montgomery County Historical Society.
Location. 39° 8.777′ N, 77° 25.076′ W. Marker is in Poolesville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Fisher Avenue / White's Ferry Road (Maryland Route 107) and W Willard Road, on the left when traveling east on Fisher Avenue / White's Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20000 Fisher Avenue, Poolesville MD 20837, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Poolesville (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Peter's Church (about 400 feet away); Poolesville (about 400 feet away); The Old Bank Building (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Poolesville (about 700 feet away); Welcome to Poolesville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Poolesville Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Beallsville (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poolesville.
Also see . . . A Brief History of Poolesville. (Submitted on August 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,430 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on March 30, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.