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

Cobbled Stagecoach Stop

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, December 29, 2019
1. Cobbled Stagecoach Stop Marker
Inscription.  This cobbled stagecoach stop is a reconstruction of the original 19th century feature discovered during streetscape improvements by the Maryland State Highway Administration in 2000. It is a reminder of Burkittsville's important history as an early crossroads for commerce and travel, and as the center of cultural and economic life for the surrounding agricultural communities.
 
Location. 39° 23.642′ N, 77° 37.774′ W. Marker is in Burkittsville, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on West Main Street just north of Burkittsville Road (Maryland Route 17), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 West Main Street, Burkittsville MD 21718, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burkittsville (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Forces (approx. 0.4 miles away); Burkittsville: Henry Burkitt’s Town (approx. 0.7 miles away); Chew’s Ashby Artillery (approx. 0.7 miles away); “Sealed With Their Lives” (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gath's Empty Tomb
Cobbled Stagecoach Stop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 29, 2019
2. Cobbled Stagecoach Stop Marker
The marker is embedded in the sidewalk toward the bottom of this photo.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Mausoleum (approx. 0.9 miles away); GATH: The Man and His Mountain (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burkittsville.
 
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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 50 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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