Near Friendsville in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Invasion & Retreat
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Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1863.
Location. 39° 40.62′ N, 79° 22.479′ W. Marker is near Friendsville, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker can be reached from National Highway (Interstate 68) 2 miles east of Maryland Route 42, on the right when traveling east. Marker is on the grounds of the Youghiogheny Overlook Welcome Center Rest Stop. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6172 National Highway, Friendsville MD 21531, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The National Road (within shouting distance of this marker); The Youghiogheny River (within shouting distance of this marker); J.W. McCullough, Lumbering and Mining Titan (approx. 1.7 miles away); Friendsville Baseball Fever, Cider Mill, Shanty Town (approx. 1.7 miles away); Bear Creek Lumber and Meat Market (approx. 1.7 miles away); Vietnam Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Walnut Street and First Avenue – F.G. Fox & Sons (approx. 1.8 miles away); Yough Motors, Confectionary and Bandstand (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Friendsville.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.