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

Lamar House

 
 
Lamar House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 29, 2019
1. Lamar House Marker
Inscription.  This structure which replaced a smaller dwelling, was expanded in the early 1900s to house Dr. Austin Lamar's hospital where he practiced medicine from 1907 until his death in 1932. The hospital consisted of 21 rooms including a parlor, reception room, dining room, office, examining room, bedrooms, bathrooms, laboratory, and operating room. Dr. Jelmer Harp ran a Hospital here during the 1940s. The exterior illustrates the Queen Anne style similar to houses on East Main Street.
 
Location. 39° 26.63′ N, 77° 32.874′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on West Main Street (Alternate U.S. 40) just west of Elm Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 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. Middletown (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Middletown (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Middletown (here, next to this marker); Appleman's Tannery (a few steps from this marker); Middletown in the Civil War
Lamar House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 29, 2019
2. Lamar House Marker
(a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Middletown (a few steps from this marker); Joshua Beckwith House (within shouting distance of this marker); 301 West Main Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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 26 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
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