Tolson's Chapel

Was a Methodist church built in 1866 by the African-American community. It was a Freedmen's Bureau school from 1868-1870.
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Was a Methodist church built in 1866 by the African-American community. It was a Freedmen's Bureau school from 1868-1870.

Hours

By appointment
special weekends.

Location

111 E. High St
Sharpsburg MD 21782
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  • Educational Resources Available
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Group-Friendly
  • Maximum Group Participants
    50
  • Student Group-Friendly
  • Tour Length
    15-60 min.
Rated 4 by NatalieG1860

September 09, 2020

NatalieG1860

Fun Geocache spot and pristine interior

I found this historical black church through geocaching and wish we had known about it sooner because I would have requested a tour by appointment if I had known. What an incredible story and...

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Rated 5 by southernson2015

March 02, 2017

southernson2015

Right around the corner!!!!

This is a restored black church in Sharpsburg proper...in a residential setting and across from the Mennonite bakery (closed Sunday and Monday)...a must stop also! It (the church) is not open to the...

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Rated 4 by GeoElf

August 09, 2016

GeoElf

Important history about African American education

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.

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