Tolson's Chapel

111 E. High St., Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Get Directions
Phone: tolsons.chapel@gmail.com
Tolson's Chapel
Photo Credit: Tolson's Chapel
Description
Was a Methodist church built in 1866 by the African-American community. It was a Freedmen's Bureau school from 1868-1870.
Amenities
Maximum Group Participants: 50
Tour Length: 15-60 min.
Family-Friendly
Free Parking
Guided Tours/Guide Available
Student Group-Friendly

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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 5 reviews
August 9, 2016
GeoElf
Stopped by Tolson's Chapel to do a geocache. There is a nice display that explains the importance of this site as it relates to African American education.
September 12, 2015
Pryst
Tolson's Chapel was an African American school erected in 1866 after the Civil War. Maryland abolished slavery in 1864 and the land was donated by freed blacks of the state. Tours of the site are...
August 3, 2015
bestkidsgrammy
This simple, lovely chapel, the worshipping place of a pacifist religious order, emphasises the irony that the single bloodiest day of battle in the Civil War began here. It is a very peaceful and...