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Near Friendsville in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Youghiougheny Overlook Welcome Center

 
 
Youghiougheny Overlook Welcome Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 11, 2015
1. Youghiougheny Overlook Welcome Center Marker
Inscription. You are now in Maryland. The scene before you is the Youghiougheny River and Reservoir, a major resource for fishing, whitewater rafting, and recreation. From the Reservoir, the River flows North into Pennsylvania, where it joins the Monongahela River to become the Ohio River. The Ohio River then flows into the Mississippi River and empties into the Gulf of Mexico.
 
Erected by the State of Maryland.
 
Location. 39° 40.624′ N, 79° 22.532′ W. Marker is near Friendsville, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 68 at milepost 6, 2.7 miles east of Friendsville Road (State Route 42). Click for map. Located at the Youghiougheny Overlook rest area on I-68 Eastbound upper car parking spaces. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6172 National Freeway, Friendsville MD 21531, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The National Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Friendís Graveyard (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bear Creek Trout Hatchery and Rearing Station (approx. 4.4 miles away); Maryland History - Drane House (approx. 4.4 miles away);
Marker and Reservoir in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 11, 2015
2. Marker and Reservoir in background.
a different marker also named National Road (approx. 4.9 miles away in Pennsylvania); Pennsylvania (approx. 4.9 miles away in Pennsylvania); Toll House (approx. 5.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Great Crossings (approx. 5.3 miles away in Pennsylvania). Click for a list of all markers in Friendsville.
 
Also see . . .  Youghiogheny River Reservoir. (Submitted on May 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Youghiougheny Reservoir image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
3. Youghiougheny Reservoir
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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