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Knoxville in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Frederick County / Washington County

 
 
Frederick County / Washington County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2011
1. Frederick County / Washington County Marker
Inscription.
[ South Facing Side: ]
Frederick County
Named for Frederick 5th and last Lord Baltimore. Erected out of Prince George’s County in 1748. It then included Montgomery County and all of Maryland west to the West Virginia boundary.

[ North Facing Side: ]
Washington County
The first county in the United States named for the Father of his country. Erected out of Frederick County 1776. It then included what is now Allegany and Garrett Counties.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 19.812′ N, 77° 40.176′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on U.S. 340, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville MD 21758, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Berlin (approx. 2.5 miles away); One Time Rivals (approx. 2.5 miles away); Water Power (approx. 2.5 miles away); Brunswick (approx. 2.6 miles away); Train No. 286 Bell Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different
Frederick County / Washington County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2011
2. Frederick County / Washington County Marker
marker also named Brunswick (approx. 2.6 miles away); M-5 "JEB Stuart" Tank (approx. 2.7 miles away); Battle of Maryland Heights (approx. 2.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 345 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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