Lyceum - Hagerstown, Maryland
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 38.566 W 077° 43.319
18S E 266429 N 4391650
Quick Description: Marker for former building which was a hospital for both sides during the Civil War in Hagerstown, Maryland.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 3/29/2014 7:47:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMKE6P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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The Lyceum, a public debating hall constructed circa 1848, stood on this site during the Civil War.  Heated debates took place here prior to the Civil War on the state of the Union.  Following the battles of Antietam and Gettysburg, the Lyceum was used as a hospital for wounded troops of both armies.

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