Near Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The neat, well-appointed mill was up-to-the-minute, and its output was greatly appreciated in the homes of a considerable radius. It was pleasure to accompany the big wagon team...to Gambrill's."
Erected by Monocacy National Battlefield
National Parks Service.
Location. 39° 22.041′ N, 77° 23.245′ W. Marker is near Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from Urbana Pike (State Highway 355), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Gambrill Mill is stop five on the driving tour of Monocacy Battlefield, which on a lane off the right side (east) of Urbana Pike. The marker
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monocacy National Battlefield (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Monocacy National Battlefield (here, next to this marker); Monocacy Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Gambrill House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); Edgewood (about 300 feet away); Retreat (about 700 feet away); Burning of the Bridge (about 700 feet away); Desperate Escape (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
More about this marker. The background picture of the marker is Gambrill Mill from the late 19th or early 20th century.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Monocacy. National Parks Service site. (Submitted on November 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Monocacy Battlefield Markers. This marker is among several describing the battle of Monocacy, to "tour" the battlefield see the related markers. (Submitted on November 4, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,908 times since then and 125 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2. submitted on April 23, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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