Brief histories of the Civil War battles of South Mountain

The Battles of South Mountain

Fox's Gap

Turner's Gap

Crampton's Gap

Frostown Gap


Park Information

Biography of George Alfred Townsend

Gathland State Park

Washington Monument State Park

Appalachian Trail – North from Crampton's Gap (Gathland State Park) to Turners Gap

Appalachian Trail – South from Crampton's Gap (Gathland State Park) to Weverton


Park Tours

South Mountain State Battlefield Driving Tour

Fox's Gap Walking Trail

The War Correspondants Arch, located at the site of some of the heaviest fighting during the Battle for Crampton's Gap, September 14, 1862.