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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21AE_valley-savings-bank_Middletown-MD.html
Built in 1888, this Queen Anne building was constructed to house the Valley Saving Bank (VSB) until 1923, and then served as a U.S. Post Office until the 1960s. When the Post Office relocated, the building began functioning as a private residence.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM217K_middletown-in-the-path-of-war_Middletown-MD.html
Union soldiers marched through Middletown by the thousands in September 1862 to repel Robert E. Lee's first invasion of the North. Middletown citizens turned out to cheer them on. The Union Army would face Confederate forces on nearby South Mounta…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2151_charlie-keller_Middletown-MD.html
Charles E. "Charlie" Keller Jr. Sept. 12, 1916 -May 23, 1990 " American League Player 1939-1952 ... New York Yankee star 1939­1949, 1952... played with Detroit Tigers 1950 and 51. Career stats....286 Ba... 189 HR...760 RBI Graduate o…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2106_mains-ice-cream-factory_Middletown-MD.html
This lot began as a log structure blacksmith shop owned by Thomas Powell in the early 1800's. In 1882, Calvin Coblentz and Millard Cook took, ownership, adding the Coblentz and Cook Meat Market to the existing structure. In 1899, the blacksmith sh…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1GAK_middletown_Middletown-MD.html
(preface) In June 1864, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee sent Gen. Jubal A. Early corps from Richmond battlefields to the Shenandoah Valley to counter Union Gen. David Hunter army. After driving Hunter into West Virginia, Early invaded Maryland t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CSS_the-arnett-building_Middletown-MD.html
In the 1890's Mr. Ezra Minnick, a well-known county magistrate, operated a little store at this location. In 1917 Mr. Ola E. Fink bought the property and built the present red brick structure where he owned and operated a general store. Sometime i…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CSF_29-west-main-street_Middletown-MD.html
The original frame house that was constructed on this site appears to have been constructed around 1850. Since about 1885, the first floor of the building was used for a variety of Businesses, including a confectionary, a clothing store, a harness…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1B1A_joshua-beckwith-house_Middletown-MD.html
This property (Lot 11-East Half) and one to the left were one lot when platted in 1768. They were separated in 1866. During the battle of South Mountain in 1862, this site was used to triage casualties for care in the former Wesley Methodist Ch…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1B0U_the-braddock-washington-monument_Middletown-MD.html
In April 1755, Frederick Town was a planning center for a major campaign in the French and Indian War (175-1763). General Edward Braddock arrived from England and later 1,400 British Troops joined him to stop the French from taking land claimed by…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMEH0_middletown_Middletown-MD.html
When Gen. Robert E. Lee and part of the Army of Northern Virginia passes through Middletown on September 10-11, 1862, they encountered a chilly reception. The inhabitants of this single-street hamlet on the National Road loved the Union, and the r…
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