Flintstone in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Naming of the Lake
This lake is typical of all Maryland's lakes in that it requires a dam. There are no natural lakes in Maryland. The average depth of Lake Habeeb is 30 feet with some areas as deep as 90 feet.
The park was formally opened on July 17, 1974. The lake was later dedicated on September 18, 1976.
[text with left photo] Edward Habeeb
[text with right photo] Mr. Habeeb joins State and local officials for the ground-breaking ceremonies at Rocky Gap
Funded by Recreational Trails Grant Program
Location. 39° 42.043′ N, 78° 39.713′ W. Marker is in Flintstone, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker can be reached from Old Hancock Road. Click for map. Marker is within Rocky Gap State Park, on the Lake Habeeb dam, about 1/2 mile north of the end of Old Hancock Road. Marker is in this post office area: Flintstone MD 21530, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Indian Rockshelter Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct Life in Pleasant Valley (approx. 0.6 miles away); Evart's Homesite (approx. 0.6 miles away); Martins Mountain (approx. ¾ mile away); Washington’s Road (approx. 2.8 miles away); Pennsylvania (approx. 3.1 miles away in Pennsylvania); Camp Mason & Dixon (approx. 3.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Folck's Mill (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Flintstone.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page was last revised on July 17, 2016.