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Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Freight Depot

 
 
Old Freight Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 21, 2017
1. Old Freight Depot Marker
Inscription. “The old freight depot, which is the oldest in the world, is in a perfect state of preservation, though long in disuse… The old building stands as a monument of the commercial industries of the world.” - Book of the Royal Blue, 1899
 
Location. 39° 24.713′ N, 77° 24.472′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from South Carroll Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 South Carroll Street, Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. Bradley T. Johnson (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lower Depot Neighborhood / The Frederick Brick Works (about 700 feet away); The National Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1862 Antietam Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hospitals in Frederick (approx. 0.2 miles away); One Vast Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick (approx. 0.2 miles away); B & O Railroad Station (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Also see . . .  Book of the Royal Blue. Vol II, No. 12, September 1899. Page 3. (Submitted on May 27, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Old Freight Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 21, 2017
2. Old Freight Depot Marker
Remnant of the Old Freight Depot image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 21, 2017
3. Remnant of the Old Freight Depot
Old Freight Depot of the Baltimore & Ohio R.R. Frederick image. Click for full size.
Book of the Royal Blue,, 1899
4. Old Freight Depot of the Baltimore & Ohio R.R. Frederick
The oldest railroad freight house in the world.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 27, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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