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Middletown in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Middletown

1885

 
 
Middletown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 29, 2019
1. Middletown Marker
Inscription.  This view of downtown Middletown was taken from the towering steeple of the Zion Lutheran Church across the street behind you. This remarkable image highlights the historic National Road—dirt at the time—running eastward toward Frederick, and (to the right) the steeple of Christ Reformed Church and its adjoining cemetery. Note the carriage and crosswalks on Main Street.
 
Erected by Main Street Middletown.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
 
Location. 39° 26.631′ N, 77° 32.8′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on West Main Street (Alternate U.S. 40) just east of South Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 West Main Street, Middletown MD 21769, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Advance, Retreat, and Refuge in Middletown (here, next to this marker); Middletown in the Path of War (here, next to this marker); In Commemoration (a few
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steps from this marker); 29 West Main Street (a few steps from this marker); 31 West Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Valley Savings Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); 13 West Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Main's Ice Cream Factory (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 27 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
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