“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Williamsport in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)


Williamsport Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 12, 2003
1. Williamsport Marker
Inscription. Williamsport was used by Union General Patterson crossing on July 2, 1861, Confederate General Jackson moving against Harper's Ferry on September 11, 1862, and General Lee advancing with much of his army to, and retreating from, Gettysburg in June and July, 1863.
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
Location. 39° 36.073′ N, 77° 48.964′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Potomac Street (U.S. 11) and Peachtree Lane, on the left when traveling east on E. Potomac Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsport MD 21795, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Williamsport (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Springfield Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); Murder of Dewitt Clinton Rench (Rentch) (approx. 0.3 miles away); River View Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); The Bowie List (approx. half a mile away); Doubleday Hill (approx. half a mile away); Abner Doubleday (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Doubleday Hill (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,051 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 1, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A wide shot of the marker and its surroundings. • Can you help?
Paid Advertisement