Washington Township - 1779
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13013 Welty Rd, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Phone: (717) 762-3128

Fax: (717) 762-1775

Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Battle of Monterey Pass & the Retreat from Gettysburg

Click on the link to check out the Battlefield Event Map and Schedule Events
in Washington Township, Franklin County, PA on July 4 – 7, 2013.

July 5, 2013 – Michigan Marker Dedication

2013-07-05 - BOMP Ms. Cantwell-Michigan Marker

July 4, 2013 – Setting the wreath in honor of the soldiers killed in the battle.

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From left: Julia Suchanek; John Miller, Washington Township historian and Battle of Monterey Pass
expert; Holly Fehle; Tim Morrow; John Nolan on Dusty the horse; Marshall Miller;
Alicia Miller, chair of Friends of the Battle of Monterey Pass; and Dalton Miller.

July 5, 2013 – Historian John Miller leading a tour of the retreat route.

BOMP_2013 John Miller_leading_tour

BOMP_2013_wreath_layingWar Returns to South Mountain

  • Join Township Historian John Miller for the Annual July 4th Tour of the Battlefield from 5 – 7 PM. Meet at Hawley Memorial Presbyterian Church. FREE ADMISSION.
  • Join Marshall Miller on a candlelight tour of Maria Furnace Road from 8-9 PM. Starting at Monterey Pass Battlefield Park. FREE ADMISSION. (Due to terrain, strollers are highly discouraged.)
  • Fighting Soldiers of Monterey Pass Campfire Program. Sit around the campfire and share stories of the battle at Monterey Pass Battlefield Park immediately following the Maria Furnace Tour from 9-9:30 PM.