252Re: [TalkAntietam] Antietam Trip Report
- Jul 17, 2001rotbaron@... wrote:
> We made a left on Jackson Street. At the "T", we made a right and arrived atIt's also affectionately know as the "Firetrap House" by many of us who have
> the Hilltop House. It sits on Magazine Hill (magazine was established there
> above flood zone). I had never been there before.
stayed there while participating at events at HF. Teddy Roosevelt slept there
too. It's a great place to stay and their buffet's are excellent. The view is
grand in early October when we gather at HF for the 1860 election Day event on
the second Saturday of the month.
> The large building in the distance (in Camp Hill) is Matter Training CenterBarber was the superintendent of the harpers Ferry Arsenal.
> (sp?). It
> had been the quarters of Alfred Barber (Dennis said he was the
> superintendent, but I forget of what!)
Did Dennis take you to the Antietam Iron Furnace site at the point where Antietam
Creek connects with the Potomac? Many of the Ninth Corps units were camped there
in the weeks after the battle.
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