Gathland State Park

Home of Civil War journalist George Alfred Townsend, monument to fallen war correspondents. Site of Crampton's Gap, fought over during Battle of South Mountain.
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Home of Civil War journalist George Alfred Townsend, monument to fallen war correspondents. Site of Crampton's Gap, fought over during Battle of South Mountain.

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8am-sunset.

Location

900 Arnoldstown Rd
Jefferson MD 21755
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Rated 4 by Eatagin

September 02, 2019

Eatagin

Well Worth a Visit

Gathland State Park is a quiet beautiful place to visit. It is the location of the estate built by George Alfred Townsend, the youngest Civil War correspondent. It is also the site of the War...

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Rated 5 by JohnBCowgill

June 29, 2018

JohnBCowgill

More Than a Park

I had been by here many times, but this was the first time I had been here when the house was opened. This park has much history with the Civil War battle and the...

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Rated 4 by OPMaster1978

February 20, 2018

OPMaster1978

Nice, smaller State Park.

Interesting little park that details the history of Civil War journalist George "Gath" Townsend. Nice museum and grounds, the highlight of which is the War Correspondent's Arch. A little off the...

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