Blaine in Mineral County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Mineral County / State of Maryland
State of Maryland. Named for Queen Henrietta Maria, the wife of Charles I, who gave a royal charter to Cecil Calvert, second Lord Baltimore, in 1632. First settlement at St. Mary’s City in 1634. It was one of the 13 original colonies.
Location. 39° 23.199′ N, 79° 10.834′ W. Marker is in Blaine, West Virginia, in Mineral County. Marker is on Kitzmiller Bridge (Maryland Route 38) (West Virginia Route 42). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elk Garden WV 26717, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. John Green (approx. 4.1 miles away); Mineral County / Grant County (approx. 4.8 miles away); Altamont – Confederate Railroad Raid (approx. 6 miles away in Maryland); Claysville United Methodist Church (approx. 6.8 miles away); Deer Park Hotel (approx. 8.3 miles away in Maryland).
More about this marker. Marker marks the border of the states of Maryland and West Virginia, on the
Also see . . .
1. Mineral County History. (Submitted on November 25, 2006.)
2. Kitzmiller History. (Submitted on November 25, 2006.)
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