Harry Gilmor's Raid
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geotrooperz-pp
N 39° 28.583 W 076° 22.817
18S E 381281 N 4370553
Quick Description: Harry Gilmor's Raid historical marker: Major Harry Gilmor's Confederate Calvary camped in this building.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 4/17/2012 2:04:15 PM
Waymark Code: WME8AG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug
Views: 9

Long Description:
On July 10, 1864, Major Harry Gilmor's Confederate Calvary camped in this building (an old Stage Coach headquarters) on his way to burn the Pennsylvania RR Bridge across the Gunpowder, where he captured Gen. W. B. Franklin.

State Roads Commission
County (required): Harford County

Location (required): East side of MD Rt 155

More info about the site/marker (optional):
Marker is on a heavily-travelled three-lane highway and the shoulder is narrow. There is legal parking at a park-and-ride about 1/4 mile north on MD 152 at the corner of Old Mountain Road; walk from there via Old Mountain Road and Old Joppa Road, then north on MD 152, or simply view the marker from your vehicle.

Marker Type (optional): Not listed

Website for more info (optional): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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