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Maryland Historical Markers
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Description:
Historic markers have been a familiar sight on Maryland's roads and highways for more than half a century. The roadside historic marker program has proven an effective way to draw attention to the many events, people and places that have contributed to the richness of our state. There are hundreds of these along Maryland's roadways!

This category is for locating and waymarking these markers!
Expanded Description:
This waymark category is dedicated to roadside markers such as those put out by the Maryland Historical Trust. The markers will look like the one below:

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Markers will look like the one above however may have different designations across the bottom, depending on when they were placed and who placed them.

Thanks for the interest!

Instructions for Posting a Maryland Historical Markers Waymark:
Instructions for placing waymarks into this category: Waymarks in this category should include the following:
  • Coordinates for the marker
  • A photo of the marker.
  • Photo of the area around the marker.
  • A brief description of the site, including the text of the marker and the marker number. (The marker name should go in the "Quick Description", the marker text in the "Long Description".)
  • Any background information you can find about the site from a web search, including a link.

Please provide as much info as possible. If there is more than one marker in the same area, please create one waymark for each marker!

Remember: The text on the marker should be included in the Long Description when submitting the new waymark!

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
A photo of yourself and/or your GPS with the marker should be uploaded with each visit. The marker must be visible. If the marker is in a location that may be unsafe to pull over and stop, the best image you can provide (assuming you obtain the rest of the relevant information) should be sufficient.

If you submit a new waymark that gets accepted into the category, feel free to log a visit on it!
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Maryland Historical MarkersBaltimore County Courthouse - Towson, MD

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Historical marker placed on the Eastern Edge of the grounds of the Baltimore County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersThe Old Court Road

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The Old Court Road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lostsole68

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/13/2014

last visited: 6/14/2014

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Maryland Historical MarkersJones' Crossroads - Boonsboro, Maryland

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Marker with information about events during the Civil War in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/13/2014

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersWilson Bridge - Hagerstown, Maryland

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Marker for historic bridge along the National Road west of Hagerstown, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/8/2014

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersGreat Railroad Strike of 1877

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"Great Railroad Strike of 1877" sits along the tracks for the present MARC line.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member pseudoprime

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/18/2014

last visited: 4/26/2014

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Maryland Historical MarkersGreat Falls of the Potomac River

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This marker points the way to a spectacular view of the Great Falls of the Potomac River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/13/2013

last visited: 5/3/2014

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Maryland Historical MarkersJohn Wilkes Booth - Clinton, Maryland

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The John Wilkes Booth marker is located next to Mary Surratt's Tavern in Clinton, MD on Brandywine Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/17/2013

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersBohemia Mannor - Chesapeake City, MD

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Situated along Augustine Herman Highway (RT 213), right after Bohemia Manor Farm Rd. It is also about .7 miles from the Bohemia Bridge that crosses the Chesapeake Bay traveling north.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/30/2013

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersCastleman's River Bridge (formally "Little Youghiogeny") - Grantsville, MD

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A brief description of a former span of historic importance in its day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps 1933-1942 - Swallow Falls State Park, MD

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A brief history of the Civilian Conservation Corps and its impact on Maryland State Parks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 8/1/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersMaryland's First Women Voters

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Maryland's First Women Voters

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member pseudoprime

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/24/2013

last visited: 6/23/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersGeorge's Creek Valley

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A sign telling what has taken place in this valley over the years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/22/2013

last visited: 6/24/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersMilestone In Radio History

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Maryland Historical Highway Marker on Cobb Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/21/2013

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersBattle of the Severn - Annapolis, MD

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The Maryland historical marker titled "Battle of the Severn" is located to the right when facing toward the Maryland World War II Memorial observation area from the public parking lot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WayBetterFinder

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/8/2013

last visited: 4/8/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersBrady-Rees House

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Erected 2009 by Al and Mary Ioppolo, Innkeepers 1989. (Marker Number B104.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/13/2013

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersCapt. Colmary-Salmon House

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Erected 2008 by Martin and Denise Salmon. (Marker Number B206.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/13/2013

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersCropper House

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Erected 2009 by Marin and Visser Families. (Marker Number B19.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/13/2013

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersDr. Smither's House

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Erected 2008 by Capt & Mrs. Schweizer. (Marker Number B204.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/13/2013

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersFranklin Hall

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Erected 2008 by Chesapeake City District Civic Association. (Marker Number B98.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/13/2013

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersBear Camp - Keyser's Ridge, Md

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This marker is located along US-40 about a mile west of Keyser's Ridge, MD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/12/2013

last visited: 1/31/2013

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Maryland Historical Markers"The Little Crossings" - Grantsville, Md

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This historical marker is located at the eastern end of the Casselman River Bridge in Casselman River Bridge State Park in Grantsville, Md.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/12/2013

last visited: 7/24/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersBaltimore Slave Trade

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A sign about the Baltimore Slave Trade

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chrissyml

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/31/2012

last visited: 10/9/2010

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Maryland Historical MarkersSnow's Battery - Port Deposit, MD

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An historical marker on Main Street in Port Deposit describes the formation and role of the Union's Battery B of the 1st Maryland Light Artillery, known as Snow's Battery, during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/3/2012

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersBowie Railroad Station Museum

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The Bowie Railroad Station Museum historical marker in Bowie, Prince George's County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geotrooperz-pp

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/28/2012

last visited: 6/30/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersCedar Park and Tulip Hill

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CEDAR PARK and TULIP HILL Historical Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geotrooperz-pp

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/26/2012

last visited: 7/11/2012

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