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Near Westminster in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Union Mills

 
 
Union Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
1. Union Mills Marker
Inscription. Built 1797 on the site of an earlier mill by Andrew and David Shriver, Jr.

On June 29, 1863 General J. E. B. Stuart and his cavalry camped here. On June 30, 1863 General James Barnes of the 5th Corps U. S. Army spent the night on his way to Gettysburg.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 39.973′ N, 77° 1.008′ W. Marker is near Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on Littlestown Pike (U.S. 97) 0.1 miles south of Old Hanover Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in the community of Union Mills. Marker is in this post office area: Westminster MD 21158, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Defiance at Union Mills (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gettysburg Campaign (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Union Mills (about 300 feet away); Pennsylvania (approx. 4.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Divided Loyalties (approx. 6.4 miles away); Westminster Depot (approx. 6.4 miles away); Headquarters Second Corps Army of the Potomac
West side of mill. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
2. West side of mill.
(approx. 6.4 miles away); Christ Reformed Church (approx. 6.4 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  Union Mills. (Submitted on October 17, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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East side of mill with water wheel. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
3. East side of mill with water wheel.
Miller's House and Gift Shop image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
4. Miller's House and Gift Shop
Shriver House View 1 image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
5. Shriver House View 1
Shriver House View 2 image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
6. Shriver House View 2
Union Mills Homestead Park image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
7. Union Mills Homestead Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,375 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 15, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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