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Tolson's Chapel, Sharpsburg

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Tolson's Chapel is a historic African American church located at Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, United States. It was built in 1866 and served as a church and a Freedmen's Bureau school for black residents of Sharpsburg in the years following the American Civil War.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.
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  • 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...  more »
  • 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.....  more »

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