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.
Location. 39° 30.176′ N, 79° 2.931′ W. Marker is near Westernport, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on New Georges Creek Road Southwest (Route 36) just north of Creek Side Drive Southwest, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this 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); The Early Years — Lonaconing, Maryland (approx. 5.7 miles away); Welcome to "Lefty" Grove Memorial Park (approx. 5.7 miles away); Baltimore Orioles (1920 - 1924) (approx. 5.7 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 6, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.