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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. The Stinky Stuff (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gen. Bradley T. Johnson (about 500 feet away); Civil War Hospital Center (about 500 feet away); Diehl Memorial Fountain (about 500 feet away); The Lower Depot Neighborhood / The Frederick Brick Works (about 700 feet away); The National Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick's Carroll Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1862 Antietam Campaign (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 110 times since then and 46 times this year. 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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