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

McCulloch’s Path

 
 
McCulloch’s Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phyllis Prats, June 11, 2006
1. McCulloch’s Path Marker
Inscription. (Named for an early pioneer.) The first trail through The Glades passed near this point. George Washington on his visit here in September 1784, wrote of it: “McCulloch’s Path which owes its origin to buffaloes, being no other than their tracks from one lick to another”. “Archy’s Spring” is nearby.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 39° 22.009′ N, 79° 25.086′ W. Marker is in Red House, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is at the intersection of Garrett Highway (U.S. 219) and Paul Friend Road, on the left when traveling south on Garrett Highway. Click for map. Marker is south of Oakland, before Route 219's intersection with U.S. 50. Marker is in this post office area: Oakland MD 21550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles Friend’s Home (approx. 2.2 miles away); You Were Gone Before We Knew It (approx. 2.9 miles away); The First Garrett County Courthouse (approx. 2.9 miles away); Cobbler Shop In 1859 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Garrett County Courthouse (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
McCulloch’s Path Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phyllis Prats, June 11, 2006
2. McCulloch’s Path Marker
 George Washington Papers, Page 44. (Submitted on July 25, 2006.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Phyllis Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,770 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Phyllis Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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