Gathland State Park

Gathland State Park Photo
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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900 Arnoldstown Rd
Jefferson, MD
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Rated 5 by Leonard S

September 04, 2021

Leonard S

nice small park

except for the occasional car or truck its very quite. seems to be well maintained with plenty of trails with the Appalachian running though. the arch is something to see along with the various runs...

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Rated 3 by The_Wanderer1992

January 20, 2021


Small State Park

My husband and I went to this park on a Tuesday afternoon. This park is part of Civil War history and had a lot of lengthy signs to read if you're into your Civil War history which my husband and I...

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Rated 5 by CodyDC

October 13, 2020


Nice Park with Stone/Brick Arch (something you would not expect) with access to the Appalachian Trail

I started noticing pictures featuring the War Correspondent's Memorial Arch recently, which inspired me to go check it out. It is pretty interesting located at the cross roads through Crampton's...

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