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Locust Grove in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Park Hall Road

 
 
Park Hall Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 29, 2008
1. Park Hall Road Marker
Inscription. Parks Hall (later called Park Hall) was the first land grant in the area that was to become Washington County. This 1550 acre tract was surveyed September 9, 1731, and patented to William Parks on November 24, 1732. It included the land on which Rohrersville and Gapland were later built. The one-room, early 20th century Park Hall School nearby was located on the northern part of this tract.
 
Erected by Washington County Historic District Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland, Washington County Historical Advisory Committee marker series.
 
Location. 39° 27.232′ N, 77° 39.875′ W. Marker is in Locust Grove, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Rohrersville Road (State Highway 67) and Park Hall Road, on the right when traveling south on Rohrersville Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rohrersville MD 21779, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Felfoot Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); North Carolina (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Lost Orders (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Maryland Campaign of 1862
Park Hall Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 29, 2008
2. Park Hall Road Marker
(approx. 2.8 miles away); The Battle for Fox’s Gap (approx. 2.8 miles away); Deaths of Two Generals (approx. 2.8 miles away); Near Here in Wise’s Field (approx. 2.8 miles away); Stonewall Regiment (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 872 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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