History: Both Union and Confederate troops marched through this town during the 1862 Maryland Campaign. The Confederate force was given a particularly warm reception by a railroad agent who opened a warehouse full of flour and offered them large amounts of bread.
More to Explore: Buckeystown's historic district features antiques and craft stores, as well as a luxury bed and breakfast that occupies a 19th-century mansion. A riverside park offers fishing, picnic shelters and play equipment. The town of Frederick, with its acclaimed shopping, dining, architecture and wine trail, is just minutes away to the north, while a drive of less than one hour can also get travelers to Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Harpers Ferry and Gettysburg.
Photo Credits: Photos of Buckeystown courtesy of, Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.
First photo, “Buckeystown Crossroads” courtesy of wikimedia.org; Last photo courtesy of Amanda Matte.