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Accident in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Maryland History - Drane House

 
 
Maryland History - Drane House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trinket Troy, August 30, 2007
1. Maryland History - Drane House Marker
Inscription. Built 1797. Oldest Structure in Garrett County.
 
Location. 39° 37.85′ N, 79° 19.093′ W. Marker is in Accident, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 219) north of Accident-Bittinger Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Accident MD 21520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bear Creek Trout Hatchery and Rearing Station (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Grave of Meshack Browning (approx. 4.1 miles away); The National Road (approx. 4.4 miles away); Youghiougheny Overlook Welcome Center (approx. 4.4 miles away); Friendís Graveyard (approx. 5.5 miles away); Keyserís Ridge (approx. 5.8 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 5.8 miles away); a different marker also named The National Road (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is one-sided and therefore only visible when traveling north.
 
Regarding Maryland History - Drane House. Marker points to the right to Cemetery Road. To reach the Drane House, take Cemetery Road until it ends at Zion Cemetery, then turn right on a lane that is not on most maps. The
The Drane House image. Click for full size.
By Trinket Troy, August 30, 2007
2. The Drane House
The square-hewn log house is 0.3 miles away from the marker.
Drane House is adjacent to the south of the cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  The Drane House. (Submitted on September 4, 2007.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Drane House Front Door image. Click for full size.
By Trinket Troy, August 30, 2007
3. Drane House Front Door
“Preserving the Old for the Benefit of the New” image. Click for full size.
By Trinket Troy, August 30, 2007
4. “Preserving the Old for the Benefit of the New”
As a result of persistence and hard work by the Accident Cultural and Historical Society, Maryland Historical Trust, Mayor and Town Council of Accident, and numerous others who planned and executed the restoration of the Drane family home, the Drane House was restored and a dedication was held September 24, 1994.
Hearth as Seen Through a Window image. Click for full size.
By Trinket Troy, August 30, 2007
5. Hearth as Seen Through a Window
Marker And the Zion Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Trinket Troy, August 30, 2007
6. Marker And the Zion Lutheran Church
Cemetery Road is just past the church on the right.
The Restored Outhouse image. Click for full size.
By Trinke Troy, August 30, 2007
7. The Restored Outhouse
Brass plaque on the door reads, “Restored by Clark Kolb and his Grandson, Austin Kolb. Donated to the Town of Accident, 1996.
 
 
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