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Near Hancock in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Old Mr. Flint’s” Home

 
 
“Old Mr. Flint’s” Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 26, 2006
1. “Old Mr. Flint’s” Home Marker
Inscription. George Washington’s diary (while he visited Berkley Springs in 1769) states: “Aug. 30 Old Mr. Flint dined with us” and on Sept. 4: “Rid to the Potomac where my horses were. From thence to Mr. Flint’s and to the Pennsylvania Line, and returned to dinner.”
 
Erected by the State Roads Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 39° 41.922′ N, 78° 12.336′ W. Marker is near Hancock, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Western Pike (Maryland Route 144), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5102 Western Pike, Hancock MD 21750, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. National Pike Toll House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tonoloway Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Siding and Packing House Site (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fort Coombe (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Tonoloways (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hancock's Orchard Industry (approx. 1.1 miles away); "Stonewall" Jackson Hill (approx. 1.2 miles away in West Virginia); Hancock (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hancock.
 
Regarding “Old Mr. Flint’s” Home.
“Old Mr. Flint’s” Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 26, 2006
2. “Old Mr. Flint’s” Home Marker
Old Mr. Flint’s home is now the Cohill Manor Bed and Breakfast.
 
Also see . . .  A Brief History of Hancock, Maryland. The fourth paragraph on this page discusses Washington and Mr. Flint. (Submitted on September 2, 2006.) 
 
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Old Mr. Flint's House image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 2, 2008
3. Old Mr. Flint's House
Old Mr. Flint's House image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 2, 2008
4. Old Mr. Flint's House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,036 times since then and 45 times this year. Last updated on , by James McCune of Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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