Journey Through Hallowed Ground Byway

National Scenic BywayMaryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia

Driving the Byway

Pennsylvania Section

The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Byway in Pennsylvania begins at the intersection of Old Harrisburg Road/US 15 and Shrivers Corner Road/State Highway 394.

  • Drive southwest on Old Harrisburg Road/US Route 15 Business.
  • Turn south on Carlisle Street/US Route 15 Business towards Gettysburg.
  • Follow US Route 15 Business, which merges with US Route 15 at Fairplay, PA.
  • Continue on US-15 toward Maryland.

The byway in Pennsylvania ends along US-15 at the PA/MD border.

Maryland Section

The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Byway in Maryland begins just north of Emmitsburg on US 15 at the border with Pennsylvania.

  • Take U.S. Highway 15/Catoctin Mountain Highway south all the way to Frederick.
  • Stay on U.S. Highway 15/Catoctin Mountain Highway through Frederick.
  • The same road will turn south. Follow it south to Point of Rocks.
  • Continue through Point of Rocks to the Potomac River on the border of Maryland and Virginia, where the byway in Maryland ends.

Virginia Section

The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Byway in Virginia begins at the VA/MD border just south of Point of Rocks (over the Point of Rocks Bridge over the Potomac River) on US 15.

Point of Rocks to Leesburg

  • Stay on U.S. Highway 15/Catoctin Mountain Highway.
  • Turn south on to U.S. Highway 15/James Monroe Highway.
  • Stay on U.S. Highway 15/James Monroe Highway going through Leesburg.

Leesburg to Haymarket

  • U.S. Highway 15/James Monroe Highway will change into N. King Street then back to U.S. Highway 15/James Monroe Highway.
  • Follow it to Haymarket.

Haymarket to Warrenton

  • Stay on U.S. Highway 15/James Monroe Highway.
  • Turn west on to U.S. Highway 15/Lee Highway.
  • Turn south on to Blackwell Road.

Warrenton to Remington

  • Continue on Blackwell Road. It will change into Alexandria Pike.
  • Turn southeast on to Main Street, which will change into Falmouth Street.
  • Turn south on to U.S Highway 17/James Madison Highway.
  • Continue on U.S Highway 17/James Madison Highway.
  • Turn off of U.S Highway 17/James Madison Highway on to James Madison Street going through Remington.

Remington to Culpeper

  • Turn west on Remington Road then connect on to U.S Highway 17/James Madison Highway.
  • Turn south on to Alanthus Road.
  • Then turn west on to Brandy Road.
  • Continue on Brandy Road, it will change to U.S. Highway 15/Brandy Road/James Madison Highway.
  • Merge on to N. Main Street going south to Culpeper.

Culpeper to Orange

  • Continue on N. Main Street, it will change to S. Main Street.
  • Turn south on to Orange Road.
  • Stay on Orange Road, it will change to U.S. Highway 15/James Madison Highway.
  • Follow U.S. Highway 15/James Madison Highway to Orange.

Orange to Old Somerset

  • Turn west on to W. Main Street which becomes VA-20/Constitution Highway.
  • Follow VA-20/Constitution Highway to Old Somerset.

Old Somerset to Charlottesville going south on VA-231/Blue Ridge Turnpike

  • Turn south on to VA-231/Blue Ridge Turnpike.
  • Turn southwest on to VA-231/W. Gordon Avenue.
  • VA-231/W. Gordon Avenue will change into Louisa Road.
  • Turn east on to U.S. Highway 250/Richmond Road.
  • Then turn southwest on N. Milton Road.
  • Turn south on Milton Road.
  • Turn west on VA-53/Thomas Jefferson Parkway.
  • Stay on VA-53/Thomas Jefferson Parkway.
  • Turn northeast on to VA-20/Scottsville Road.
  • Turn northeast on to VA-12/Avon Street; VA-12/Avon Street will change to 9th Street N.E. to Charlottesville.

Charlottesville to Old Somerset

  • While on 9th Street N.E. turn northeast on to E. High Street.
  • Turn east on Richmond Road, then turn north on to VA-20/Stony Point Road.
  • State Highway 20/Stony Point Road will change to VA-20/Constitution Highway.
  • Turn northwest on to VA-20/Constitution Highway.
  • Then turn northeast on to VA-20/Constitution Highway and follow it to Old Somerset.

The byway ends in a loop between Old Somerset and Charlottesville on VA-20 and VA-231.