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North Laurel in Howard County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Governor Harry R. Hughes

 
 
Governor Harry R. Hughes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, February 5, 2012
1. Governor Harry R. Hughes Marker
Inscription.
This Travel Information Center is named in honor of
Governor Harry R. Hughes

Governor of Maryland 1979-1987

1st Maryland Secretary of Transportation 1970-1987
Member, Maryland Senate, 1959-1970
Member, Maryland House of Delegates, 1955-1959

For his lifetime of dedicated service
to the people of Maryland
and all those who visit here.

 
Erected 2008 by Maryland Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 39° 8.74′ N, 76° 50.713′ W. Marker is in North Laurel, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker can be reached from I-95 (Interstate I-95) one mile south of Patuxent Freeway, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is on the exterior wall at the west side of the entrance to the Travel Information Center which is west of southbound I-95 - at the east corner of the passenger car parking area. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia MD 21046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Survey Point (approx. one mile away); Carroll Baldwin Memorial Hall (approx. 1.2 miles away); Historic Savage Mill (approx.
Governor Harry R. Hughes Travel Information Center image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, February 5, 2012
2. Governor Harry R. Hughes Travel Information Center
1.2 miles away); Bollman Iron Truss Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Savage Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Granite Quarries (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Patuxent Branch of the B&O Railroad (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Little Patuxent River (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Harry Roe Hughes. (Submitted on March 1, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Interstate Highway; rest stop
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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