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Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dunkard Church

 
 
Dunkard Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
1. Dunkard Church Marker
Inscription.
"Let us here today, in the spirit of the brethren who built it more than a century ago, rededicate this building to the advancement of peace among nations...to the brotherhood of all mankind." From address delivered by J. Millard Tawes, Governor of Maryland, September 2, 1962. Reconstruction of the historic Dunkard Church was made possible in 1961 by a special appropriation of funds by the State of Maryland.
 
Location. 39° 28.533′ N, 77° 44.767′ W. Marker is in Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Smoketown Road. Touch for map. Marker is located on the walking path leading to the Maryland State Monument. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Twelfth Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Twelfth Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Reserve Artillery, Longstreet's Command (within shouting distance of this marker);
Dunkard Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
2. Dunkard Church and Marker
5th, 7th and 66th Ohio Infantry Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Maryland State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Destroy the Rebel Army (within shouting distance of this marker); Beacon of Peace (within shouting distance of this marker); 59th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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