18216 Col Henry K Douglas Dr., Hagerstown, MD, US, 21740
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Garden Hill is located in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, United States. This historic two story home was built in 1865 in the Greek Revival style of architecture with Gothic Revival accents. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 27, 2002.
For nearly 100 years, the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal served as a transportation route to move coal from Western Maryland to the nation's capital. Today, the towpath is a hiking and biking trail that stretches the entire 185 miles from Washington, DC to Cumberland, Maryland. The most frequently visited portion is the 14 miles from Georgetown to Great Falls Park, where visitors can enjoy the spectacular scenery and historic structures that remain. Mule-drawn canal boat rides are offered in Georgetown.
This beautiful historic farm complex called the Henry McCauley Farm is a beautiful elaborate home and an excellent example of the mid 10th century. The stunning entrance with the spiral stairs and beautiful decorative interiors of wood reflect the era in which it was built. A visit to this home gives one an amazing experience of the past homes and farms with the barn and a metal windmill used for pumping water.
The Plumb Grove is a historical house and occupies immense monumental value. Its construction dates back to as long as 1832. The Grove is also popularly regarded as the Nesbitt-Warner House. The significant avenue was occupied by the Warner family as until 1967 and it stayed in the Nesbitt family till 1983. The home has been restored and is open for general public viewing. It stands listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The St. Mark's Episcopal Church is a historic church located in Boonsboro, Maryland. This church was constructed in 1849 by Upton Morin in the Gothic Revival style of architecture, featuring steep gable roofs, a gable porch and a steeple bell tower. Adjoining the church, one can also find a cemetery. The church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.
An array of monumental buildings situated in the Clear Spring region of Washington County in Maryland, together constitute the Rufus Wilson Complex. The main house has been constructed in 1850 and the ancient house is a two and a half storied building, predominantly built by utilizing limestone. In close proximity to the house, lie a post office and a store. The structuring depicts the Second Empire style of architecture. The complex is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
A privately owned limestone cave in the middle of the highway, Crystal Grottoes Caverns is an interesting landmark to explore. Discovered by accident in 1920, the underground cave has spectacular formations- stalactites and columns that are preserved naturally. Tours are offered every half hour. Payments are accepted in cash only.
Tucked away in pastoral western Maryland countryside, Antietam National Battlefield was the site of the bloodiest day of the Civil War, September 17, 1862. More than 23,000 Confederate and Union soldiers were killed or wounded during the battle. The landmarks—Burnside Bridge, Dunkard Church and Bloody Lane—remain largely intact. The Union victory at Antietam provided President Lincoln with the opportunity to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, which freed slaves in the Confederate states and empowered the Union with moral authority. Antietam is about 90 minutes northwest of Washington and 9 miles south of Hagerstown, Maryland. The site opens to the public daily at 8:30 a.m.
Tolson's Chapel is located at Maryland, United States. This historic African American church dates back to the 1860s and was incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.
Located on na sloping ground, a few feet above the highway, the beautiful Henry Shoemaker Farmhouse stands as a prominent stone structure. This beautiful home is designed in the beauty of Georgian and Federal styles of architecture and reflects the beauty of the early 19th century in it's appearance. The other structures on the property like the barn does not exist an more but the contributing structure stands intact and is worth a visit whenever present here.
The historic French and Indian War as also the American Revolutionary War were all a happening at this same Fort Frederick State Park. The huge lush green grounds have been declared a historic landmark and also house the remains of the fort.