3762Re: road net
- Oct 6, 2007Jake,
I'm sure you already looked at the official atlas where on plate XXIX
on a 1867 map the road is called "Sharpsburg & Boonsborough
Turnpike." On other old maps I have on a CD, it is also called
the "Boonsboro Turnpike" or the "Sharpsburg and Boonsboro Pike." And
the maps show the road going thru Keedysville. None of the several
maps I looked at including the CC maps show "Keedysville Road"
however--is there one that calls it that? Hope your indexing is
--- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, Joseph Pierro
>war. (The road due west of out Gettysburg is the Cashtown Road -- or
> That's what I figured. You get that in a lot of instances in the
the Chambersburg Road, depending on how far west you want to take it.)
> Thanks, Stephen!
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Stephen Recker <recker@...>
> To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Friday, October 5, 2007 9:52:04 PM
> Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] road net
> IMHO, they are the same road. The old road from Boonsboro to
> used to go right though the middle of Keedysville. There is now aStation
> bypass - Rt. 34.
> I've been reading about the building of the road from Antietam
> to the Antietam National Cemetery. Interestingly, they called itthe
> National road. I'm guessing that was a generic term used because itwas
> a government road, which was a big deal at the time (1889).Sharpsburg-
> On Friday, October 5, 2007, at 08:10 PM, joseph_pierro wrote:
> > Quick question: Am I correct in my understanding that the
> > Keedysville Road is the SAME roadway as the Boonsboro-Sharpsbur gtwo,
> > Road/Pike? (Keedysville is the intermediate point between the
> > yes?)______________________________________________________________________
> > I'm trying to decide how to write an index entry.
> > Many thanks!
> > --jake
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