Mason-Dixon Line
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!
N 39° 43.261 W 079° 29.238
17S E 629649 N 4397887
Quick Description: On the west side of Bruceton Road (281), just inside West Virginia on the Mason-Dixon line.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 4/30/2008 6:03:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM3PP9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 71

Long Description:

Made famous as line between free and slave states before War Between the States. The survey establishing Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary began, 1763; halted by Indian Wars, 1767; continued to southwest corner 1782; marked, 1784.

Marker Location: West side of Rt 281 (Bruceton Road)

County or Independent City: Preston Co.

Marker Program Sponsor: WV Historic Commission

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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