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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27IO_comm-bruce-clipp-a-war-memorial_Hancock-MD.html
Presented by Aux. Unit #26 May 26, 1969 Comm. Bruce Clipp Unit Prs. Waldene Lanehart In recognition of services rendered our country by the men and women of the Tri State Area
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27IN_joseph-hancock-jr_Hancock-MD.html
Joseph Hancock, Jr. Private American Revolutionary War August 20, 1776 - April 3, 1780 8th Pennsylvania Regiment Served: New Jersey, Brandywine, Paoli, Germantown, Valley Forge, The Western Frontier (Fort Pitt & McIntosh)
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27IM_hancock-united-methodist-church_Hancock-MD.html
Oldest Church in Hancock Hancock Methodist Church "1828"
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25N3_our-journey-transports-us-through-time_Hagerstown-MD.html
"This sculpture is very significant to me. It depicts the importance of transportation to the history of my home county. It is made all the more special because it is installed outside my library in Hagerstown, the place where I dreamed and was in…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21JI_west-baltimore-street_Hagerstown-MD.html
The development and use of this area was heavily influenced by the presence of two rail yard areas owned by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and the Western Maryland Railroad. Hood Street was named after John Mifflin Hood, a former Confederate army…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21ID_milling_Hagerstown-MD.html
Before it was transformed into the Mural of Unusual Size, this industrial building operated one of the largest milling institutions in Western Maryland. The operations were so extensive, the mill consumed more grain than the community could produc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM213D_bloom-park_Hagerstown-MD.html
Bloom Park was one of the very first monuments erected in the United States to honor the veterans of the Spanish-American War (1898-99). It was dedicated on July 4, 1900. The keynote speaker at the ceremony was Henry Kyd Douglas a former Adjutant …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM211F_jacob-wheaton_Hagerstown-MD.html
Raised in Middletown in Frederick County, Wheaton had a prominent role in the post-civil war civic involvement of African Americans in the state. Contemporary accounts credit Wheaton as the first African American in Maryland to vote when he partic…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM211B_hagerstonians-in-the-civil-war_Hagerstown-MD.html
Douglas was raised at Ferry Hill Place, on the Maryland side of the Potomac River at Shepherdstown. In 1861, he enlisted in the 2nd Virginia Infantry and fought in the Battle of First Manassas. From April to October, 1862, Douglas was the youngest…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM210C_united-states-colored-troops_Hagerstown-MD.html
The Robert Moxley Band was a group of African-American musicians, mostly local slaves, who formed a military-style brass band in the years before the Civil War. The band held regular concerts in what is now Jacob Wheaton Park. In 1863 the U.S. Gov…
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