Near Westernport in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
and their families who
endured for freedom.
For God and Country
American Legion Posts 13 & 41
Originally Dedicated Aug. 27, 1944
Rededicated Aug. 27, 2006
January 13, 1964
SAC B 52 carrying nuclear bombs
crashes in Garrett County
Major Thomas W. McCormick,
Capt. Parker C. Peedin, Major Robert L. Payne,
Major Robert E. Townley, T. Sgt Melvin Wooten
Erected by Barton American Legion Post #189.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Military • War, Afghanistan • War, World II.
Location. 39° 30.176′ N, 79° 2.931′ W. Marker is near Westernport, Maryland, in Allegany County. Memorial is on New Georges Creek Road Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21011 New Georges Creek Road Southwest, Westernport MD 21562, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Working Together for the Community (approx. 0.9 miles away); Don Redman (approx. 1.4 miles away in West Virginia); Mayo and Savage (approx. 1.6 miles away in West Virginia); The Crash of Buzz One Four (approx. 4.6 miles away); Major Robert E. Townley (approx. 4.8 miles away); Thomas McCoole Home (approx. 5˝ miles away in West Virginia); The Early Years — Lonaconing, Maryland (approx. 5.7 miles away); Welcome to "Lefty" Grove Memorial Park (approx. 5.7 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 6, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.