Hagerstown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Shenandoah Valley Railroad
Forced into receivership in 1885, the Shenandoah Valley Railroad was absorbed by the Norfolk and Western Railroad in 1890. The Norfolk and Western Railroad merged 1n 1982 with the Southern Railway to form the Norfolk Southern Corporation.
Erected by Maryland Heritage Area.
Location. 39° 38.593′ N, 77° 43.576′ W. Marker is in Hagerstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on West Antietam Street near Walnut Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John's Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Prospect (about 500 feet away); The Cumberland Valley Railroad Treatment of the Wounded (about 600 feet away); Hagerstonians In The Civil War (about 600 feet away); Hagerstonians in the Civil War (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Hagerstonians In The Civil War (about 700 feet away); Bench Mark "A" (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerstown.
Also see . . . Shenandoah Valley Railroad, Wikipedia entry. ...was a line completed on June 19, 1882 extending down the Shenandoah Valley from Hagerstown, Maryland USA through the West Virginia panhandle into Virginia to reach Roanoke, ... (Submitted on August 6, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 6, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.