Big Pool in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
has been designated a
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Erected 1974 by National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 39° 36.597′ N, 78° 0.21′ W. Marker is in Big Pool, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Fort Frederick Road, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in Fort Frederick State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Big Pool MD 21711, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Frederick Officers’ Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Williams (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Frederick (about 400 feet away); “...a place of Arms...would be absolutely neccessary” "Old Fort Frederick" (approx. ¼ mile away); “...to protect, preserve...and provide access thereto for the public.” (approx. ¼ mile away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles away); The National Road (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Big Pool.
Also see . . . Col. Washington's Frontier Forts. Fort Frederick State Park. (Submitted on May 27, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Forts or Castles • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary •
More. Search the internet for Fort Frederick.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2020. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 27, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 6. submitted on May 29, 2017, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.