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By William Fischer, Jr., November 21, 2015
"Steps of the Sisters" School Sisters of Notre Dame Marker
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — "Steps of the Sisters"St. Joseph Parish School — 1917 - 1972

School Sisters of Notre Dame

[Names of Sisters]

Dedication June 3, 2012 — Map (db m91273) HM

Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — “Terra Rubra”
The birthplace of Francis Scott Key the author of our National Anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner.” — Map (db m2997) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — 1st Lieutenant John E. Buffington
. . . — Map (db m91239) HM WM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Adam Good Tavern
Site of Adam Good Tavern visited by George Washington July 1st & 2nd 1791. — Map (db m3563) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Army of the PotomacJune 30, 1863
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
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Army of the PotomacJuly 1, 1863
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
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Birthplace of Francis Scott Key
August 9, 1780. Erected by the Patriotic Order Sons of America and the pupils of the public schools, June 12, 1915. Terra Rubra Farm, birthplace and early home of the author of the Star Spangled Banner who died in Baltimore January 11, . . . — Map (db m2998) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Bridgeport
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
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Everyone is Welcome
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
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Everything from Bags of Flour to the President's Shoes
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 a . . . — Map (db m80556) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Extra! Extra!"Mount and Spur for Gettysburg"
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
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Meade’s Headquarters
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
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Painting the Town Red
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
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — TaneytownMeade’s Pipe Creek Plan — Gettysburg Campaign
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 m3002) HM
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Taneytown Memorial Park
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
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — The Heart of Our Town
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
Maryland (Carroll County), Taneytown — Zile's Ice Cream
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

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