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Address: Sharpsburg, MD

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In Sharpsburg, and worth finding for history!

This small chapel is original and still standing after the Civil War. Supposed this was the location of the Emancipation Proclamation first being read aloud. A nice little tucked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This small chapel is original and still standing after the Civil War. Supposed this was the location of the Emancipation Proclamation first being read aloud. A nice little tucked away piece of history for anyone who enjoys history or Civil War history in particular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We are in the area from Florida for a geocaching event. One of the things we enjoy about our game is the places that it brings you to. Thus visit was rich with history as we made our way around touring the battle field and the cemetery filling our minds with knowledge.. This is a place of quiet reflection. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Where the Emancipation Proclimation was first read publically, or so the myth goes. This African American meeting house still stands on the back streets of Sharpsburg as proof that great events coming from the Battle of Antietam had positive effects 150 years later. I would highly reccommend this to the serious civil war student.

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Address: Address: Sharpsburg, MD
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Sharpsburg

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