St. Mark's Episcopal Church--Lappans - Boonsboro, Maryland
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 33.072 W 077° 44.012
18S E 265129 N 4381515
Quick Description: Historic Episcopal church in rural area near Boonsboro, Maryland served as a small field hospital during the U.S. Civil War.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 4/12/2014 7:35:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMKGQG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:

St. Mark's Episcopal Church--Lappans built in 1849 is located only six miles from the  Battle of Antietam, one of the bloodiest of the war, and served as a field hospital in September 1862.  It also served in that role again for a brief period following the Battle of Gettysburg.  It was only in September 1862 that services have not been conducted in the church for a month since its construction.  For more history about the church see the church's website.

18313 Lappans Rd. Boonsboro, Maryland

Name of War: U.S. Civil War

Type of Documentation: Web Page/Historical Documentation

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