Re: [TalkAntietam] Washington County, Maryland and the Civil War
- Hagerstown just had some nice CW markers put up around the town. I
think Roger Keller did them.
A little known fact about Rose Hill. E.M. Recher, the first
photographer to take post-war Antietam battlefield photos, is buried in
Rose Hill. It would be nice to have a marker to him.
On Monday, February 25, 2008, at 01:00 PM, The Mills wrote:
> I haven't heard anything about Washington County lining up anything
> for the 150th Anniversary. I hate to jump on the bandwagon, but also
> second your statements about that area almost neglecting that aspect
> of their history like it didn't happen. I don't know what it is, but
> it seems if it wasn't for the NPS, there wouldn't be any Civil War in
> Washington County. There is nothing for Funkstown, Hagerstown or even
> to know about Rose Hill, but good luck finding anything Civil War
> related except for Antietam in Washington County. It is sad, as there
> is SO much that is simply neglected.