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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Taneytown, Maryland
Location of Taneytown, Maryland
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School Sisters of Notre Dame
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Dedication June 3, 2012 — — Map (db m91273) HM|
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|Site of Adam Good Tavern visited by George Washington July 1st & 2nd 1791. — — Map (db m3563) HM|
|Headquarters Army of the Potomac moved from Middleburg to Taneytown. First Corps marched from Emmitsburg to Marsh Run, Third Corps from Taneytown to Bridgeport, Fifth Corps from Liberty via Johnsville Union Bridge and Union to Union Mills, Sixth . . . — — Map (db m3004) HM|
|First Corps marched from Marsh Run, Eleventh Corps from Emmitsburg to Gettysburg, Second Corps from Uniontown via Taneytown to near Gettysburg, Third Corps from Bridgeport via Emmitsburg to the field of Gettysburg, Fifth Corps from Union Mills via . . . — — Map (db m3005) HM|
|As part of General Meade’s screen for Washington as the Confederates invaded Maryland and Pennsylvania, the Third Corps, Army of the Potomac, arrived here June 30, 1863, from Taneytown, next day General Daniel E. Sickles marched this Corps to . . . — — Map (db m3000) HM|
|Settlers like German Protestants along with the French-and English-speaking Roman Catholics brought their unique cultures and their different religious denominations to Taneytown. By the 1750s, the German Reformed Church had organized its . . . — — Map (db m65104) HM|
The arrival of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company in 1871 placed the town's merchants and farmers in an advantageous economic situation. Edward Reindollar expanded a grain elevator by including a steam flour mill in 1892, while Edward Zepp set up . . . — — Map (db m80556) HM|
|Whitelaw Reid, a Civil War correspondent, began reporting for The Cincinnati Gazette in 1862. On June 30, 1863, Reid took the train from Washington, D.C, and traveled to General George Gordon Meade’s headquarters just outside of Taneytown on the . . . — — Map (db m65131) HM|
|Major General George G. Meade, commander of the Army of the Potomac, maintained headquarters on the nearby Shunk Farm from June 30 until the night of July 1, 1863. From here he directed the initial concentration of the Union forces at Gettysburg. — — Map (db m2996) HM|
John Augustus Dempwolf, a Pennsylvania architect, was asked to design Trinity Lutheran Church in 1896. He had previously designed the Taneytown Presbyterian Church in 1883 and the Hagan House and Grocery Store in 1890. Several other prominent . . . — — Map (db m80555) HM|
|On June 29, 1863, Union Gen. George G. Meade ordered the Army of the Potomac to Pipe Creek to counter any move toward Washington or Baltimore by Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia and to engage the Confederates in battle. Meade . . . — — Map (db m155348) HM|
|Dedicated to the honor of the men and women of Taneytown who served in the armed forces of the United States of America in all wars.
Mayor Raymond J. Perry
Councilman James C. Baumgardner
Councilman Carel E. Frock
Pres of Council James C. . . . — — Map (db m3001) HM|
|Taneytown was founded in 1754 by Raphael Taney, a land speculator from St. Mary’s County. Some of the first buildings to line the dusty road were taverns-public houses where weary travelers could have a meal and spend the night. In fact President . . . — — Map (db m65105) HM|
|The Downtown Taneytown Main Street Organization dedicates this sign restoration to the Taneytown community.
The "Zile's Ice Cream“ sign was originally completed in the 1920's by Roy Strine and restored in the year 2001 by Lewis Shlitt. It . . . — — Map (db m80463) HM|