Historical Markers in Lappans Crossroads, Maryland
Hagerstown is the county seat for Washington County
Lappans Crossroads is in Washington County
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On Lappans Road (Maryland Route 68), on the right when traveling west. Reported damaged.
Built in 1833 by Charles Wilson for $2,700, this three-archer over Antietam Creek has spans of 45', 43' and 45'. It replaced a wooden bridge near the site of a powder mill. Also known as the Delamere Bridge, it is near the pillared mansion . . . — — Map (db m1983) HM
On Lappans Road (Maryland Route 68), on the right when traveling west.
Gen. George G. Meade gathered his generals near here at his “Antietam Bridge” headquarters on the evening of July 12, 1863, to decide whether to assault the Confederate defenses near Williamsport protecting Gen. Robert E. Lee’s escape routes to the . . . — — Map (db m1982) HM
On Lappans Road (Maryland Route 68) at Sharpsburg Pike (Maryland Route 65), on the right when traveling west on Lappans Road.
This crossing served during July 10-15, 1863, as an anchor for the flanks of such gathering Federal forces as the Reserve Artillery and the Second, Third, and Twelfth Corps. Minor skirmishes with elements of Lee's besieged Army of Northern Virginia . . . — — Map (db m1989) HM