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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Brunswick, Maryland

 
Clickable Map of Frederick County, Maryland and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Frederick County, MD (525) Carroll County, MD (196) Howard County, MD (140) Montgomery County, MD (702) Washington County, MD (864) Adams County, PA (1393) Franklin County, PA (210) Loudoun County, VA (309)  FrederickCounty(525) Frederick County (525)  CarrollCounty(196) Carroll County (196)  HowardCounty(140) Howard County (140)  MontgomeryCounty(702) Montgomery County (702)  WashingtonCounty(864) Washington County (864)  AdamsCountyPennsylvania(1393) Adams County (1393)  FranklinCounty(210) Franklin County (210)  LoudounCountyVirginia(309) Loudoun County (309)
Frederick is the county seat for Frederick County
Brunswick is in Frederick County
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ADJACENT TO FREDERICK COUNTY
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      Montgomery County (702)  
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      Adams County, Pennsylvania (1393)  
      Franklin County, Pennsylvania (210)  
      Loudoun County, Virginia (309)  
 
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1Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Aqueduct Stones
Because so many aqueduct stones were lost over the years, replacement stones were needed for the restoration in 2010-11. Beside this panel are an original stone and a new stone to be seen and touched. Note the tooled finish on the stone faces. . . . Map (db m101015) HM
2Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Berlin — Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
First called Berlin, later Barry, and finally named Brunswick in 1890, the town's fortunes fluctuated with the times. The canal was built here in 1834 and a large gristmill, powered by canal water, was built on the canal across from the towpath. . . . Map (db m4333) HM
3Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Brunswick — Formerly Berlin — Gettysburg Campaign —
Union troops pursuing the Confederate army to Virginia after the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863 crossed the Potomac River here. Called Berlin at the time of the Civil War, this town truly experienced the challenges of life on the border. Both . . . Map (db m1863) HM
4Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Brunswick — Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
The area now known as Brunswick was prime for growth for over a century before the C&O Canal reached this location in 1834. Originally the site of a trading post and ferry, the water crossing here provided a route for settlers heading west into . . . Map (db m61864) HM
5Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Brunswick — Canal Towns
The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad The Railroad… Past and Present The railroad arrived in 1834, but its major impact on the town of Berlin (as it was then known) occurred fifty years later when the Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) . . . Map (db m103428) HM
6Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Brunswick River Mural — 2015
Brunswick Incorporated – April 8, 1890 The Brunswick River mural celebrates 125 years of hard work and perseverance by citizens of our community in order to maintain and advance the City of Brunswick. Originally known to the Susquehannock . . . Map (db m103431) HM
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7Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Catoctin Aqueduct — Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Today towpath hikers and bikers need a bridge to cross the Catoctin Creek here. Many decades ago canal boats needed a bridge too. The Catoctin Aqueduct, completed in 1834, served the canal until 1924. Imagine the scene here in the late 1800s - . . . Map (db m101305) HM
8Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Explore a Trail Network — Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath: Brunswick Maryland — Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, National Park Service, Department of the Interior —
Hike and bike from Pittsburgh to the Chesapeake Bay. You are standing on the part of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail. Explore the Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay, and the Allegheny Highlands on this trail network that includes both land . . . Map (db m197955) HM
9Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Fall and Rise of an Aqueduct
In 1834, the Catoctin Creek Aqueduct at Mile 51.5 opened a critical link in one of America's pioneering transportation corridors. One of eleven aqueducts, it was often called the most beautiful aqueduct on the line. After the C&O Canal ceased . . . Map (db m101028) HM
10Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — From Dirt Path to Main Street — Brunswick
By 1787, Leonard Smith laid out the town of Berlin in 96 lots, most of which were half acre in size. Geographic location made this locale a natural transportation crossroads. Settlers and merchants traveled to and through the new town to utilize . . . Map (db m103437) HM
11Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Gordon N. Wakefield
. . . Map (db m197952) HM
12Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Iraq / Afghanistan Veterans Memorial — Duty ★ Honor ★ Country
For those who proudly served in Iraq / Afghanistan 2001 - 2021 Map (db m197996) WM
13Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — M-5 "JEB Stuart" Tank
In 1921, a group of Veterans built and dedicated this park to honor WWI Veterans. Originally, a WWI Howitzer Cannon was located on this concrete pedestal. The citizens of Brunswick were called upon to donate the cannon for the WWII scrap drive. The . . . Map (db m26716) HM
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14Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Old Berlin Cemetery — Also Known as Old Lutheran Cemetery
This is the earliest known cemetery in the city of Brunswick. Historical records indicate burials here from 1799 or earlier. The oldest standing gravestone is marked "M.C. 1810." Most of the recorded burials took place between 1890 and 1910. The . . . Map (db m173616) HM
15Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — One Time Rivals — B&O Railroad and C&O Canal
The Brunswick Railroad Museum and the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park Visitor Center exist side by side today, just as the transportation modes did when first arriving here in 1834. However, the early relationship between canal and . . . Map (db m60881) HM
16Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Stones Reunited
Most of the Catoctin Creek Aqueduct collapsed in 1973. For decades it had endured erosion, winter freezing, the battering of floating logs, and the sheer force of floodwaters. Some stones washed downstream and were lost. This outstanding . . . Map (db m101303) HM
17Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — The Beautiful Aqueduct
The Catoctin Aqueduct, or "Aqueduct No. 3," ranks as one of the premiere stone structures on the C&O Canal. Aqueducts carried the canal's waters over creeks and rivers, allowing boats to float safely above the sometimes turbulent waters below. . . . Map (db m101016) HM
18Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Train No. 286 Bell Memorial
(below the window) Preserve the memory of train crew by ringing this bell for Ricky, Jimmy and Jim. (above the window) The bricks which make up the base of the bell memorial came from the B & O roundhouse that once stood in . . . Map (db m1981) HM
19Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Veterans Memorial
This flagpole is dedicated to America[']s military past, present and future [Dedicated] July 6, 2003Map (db m103426) WM
20Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Water Power — Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Canal water was an important ingredient in the production of "C.F. Wenner's Choice Family Flour." Brunswick businessman Charles F. Wenner drew surplus water from the canal near Lock 30 to power the wheels and turbines of his flour mill. Wenner . . . Map (db m4334) HM
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21Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Welcome to Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park TRACK Trail — Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Things to Know Before You Go The Brunswick TRACK Trail is 0.8 miles one way (1.6 miles round trip) from this kiosk to milepost 56. The trail follows the path of the original towpath of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Along the . . . Map (db m197953) HM
 
 
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Sep. 28, 2022