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

Little Meadows

 
 
Little Meadows Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
1. Little Meadows Marker
Inscription. General Braddock's 4th camp on the march to Fort Duquesne June 17, 1755. Washington arrived here after Braddock's defeat July 15th, 1755. Washington also stopped here May 9th, 1754, July 7th or 8th, 1754, October 1st, 1770, November 26th, 1770 and September 10, 1784.
 
Erected by the State Roads Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Braddockís Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock, and the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 39° 41.505′ N, 79° 5.679′ W. Marker is in Grantsville, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is on National Pike (Alternate U.S. 40) east of Chestnut Ridge Road (U.S. 219), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. From Interstate 68 take exit 22, U.S. 219 north, then turn left on Alt. US 40. Marker is in this post office area: Grantsville MD 21536, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crash of a United States B-52 Bomber (approx. 2.3 miles away); Stantonís Mill (approx. 2.4 miles away); The National Pike (approx. 2.6 miles away); Castlemanís River Bridge (approx. 2.6 miles away); Casselman River Bridge (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Grantsville.
 
Also see . . .  Tomlinson's Inn at Little Meadows. (Submitted on May 19, 2006.)
 
Additional keywords. National Road,
Little Meadows Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
2. Little Meadows Marker
Braddock's Road

 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsWar, French and Indian
 
Little Meadows Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
3. Little Meadows
This is the view north, across the road from the marker.
Tomlinson's Inn at Little Meadows Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
4. Tomlinson's Inn at Little Meadows
Now known as The Stone House, it is now a private residence. It is west of this marker.
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,496 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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