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Maryland Historical Markers
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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!

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Maryland Historical Markers"Savage River Camp"

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Located along route 40 this marker depicts where Braddock's men camped.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/18/2006

last visited: 3/8/2008

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Maryland Historical Markers"Martin's Plantation"

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"Martins' Plantation" General Braddock's 2nd camp on the march to Fort Duquesne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 4/22/2016

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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: 4/22/2016

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Maryland Historical MarkersMOUNT SAVAGE IRON WORKS - Mt Savage MD

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In 1844, solid-track iron railroad rail was milled for the first time in the United States. Before that all rails were imported from England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/29/2009

last visited: 7/3/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersLittle Meadows

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Located along route 40 this marker depicts where Braddock 's men camped out as well as times when Washington stopped here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/18/2006

last visited: 4/9/2017

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Maryland Historical Markers"First TollGate House"

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The First Tollgate House on the Old National (Cumberland) Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 6/10/2014

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Maryland Historical Markers"Spendelow Camp"

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Located right off of Interstate 68 along route 53.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/21/2006

last visited: 5/28/2019

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Maryland Historical Markers"The National Road"

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"The National Road" (called the Cumberland Road). The first of the internal improvements undertaken by the U.S. Government

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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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 Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/12/2013

last visited: 6/5/2019

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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: 6/5/2019

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Maryland Historical MarkersThe First Iron Rails

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The First Iron Rails made in the United States were manufactured in 1844 at Mount Savage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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Maryland Historical Markers"The Narrows"

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"The Narrows" one of the most picturesque spots around Cumberland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 6/9/2019

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Maryland Historical MarkersBraddock's Road

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"Braddock's Road from Cumberland to Monongahela

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2007

last visited: 1/28/2012

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Maryland Historical MarkersGeneral Braddock's 5th Camp

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Located along the side or route 40 depicting an area where General Braddock's men camped.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/18/2006

last visited: 2/1/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersOriginal Site of George Washington's Headquarters

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Marker indicating the Original site of George Washington's Headquarters

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/13/2008

last visited: 10/3/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersFort Cumberland Parade Ground

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Site of Fort Cumberland Parade Ground

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/23/2008

last visited: 10/3/2013

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Maryland Historical MarkersChurch of St. Patrick. Cumberland

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Church of St. Patrick, Market and Centre Street, Cumberland Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/16/2007

last visited: 5/31/2015

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Maryland Historical MarkersSite of Fort Cumberland

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Marker indicating original location of Fort Cumberland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trainbug

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/23/2008

last visited: 9/2/2016

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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 Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/12/2013

last visited: 10/27/2019

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Maryland Historical MarkersBear Creek Trout Hatchery and Rearing Station Garrett County

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Located at the intersection of Bear Creek Road and route 219.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/17/2006

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersThe Grave of Meshack Browning

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Located in a Cemetary (of course!)along northbound Friendship road. Parking is tight.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/17/2006

last visited: 2/1/2012

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Maryland Historical MarkersDeep Creek Lake

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Located on the eastbound side of route 219. There is a decnet view of the lake as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/21/2006

last visited: 7/10/2019

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Maryland Historical MarkersCol. James McHenry

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This marker depicts a very brief history of a very prominent Marylander. The only way to access this marker is driving southbound on route 219.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/17/2006

last visited: 7/10/2019

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Maryland Historical MarkersThayer Game Refuge

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This marker describes the land you see before you and that it was sold for the sole purpose of hunting game.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/21/2006

last visited: 9/16/2012

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Maryland Historical MarkersFriends Graveyard - Friendsville, Maryland

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This marker is located where Friendsville Road Crosses Hwy 68, just past the entrance ramp.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2011

last visited: 2/1/2012

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