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Near Zittlestown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1749 / 1753-58

[Milestones in the Life of Washington]

 
 
1749 / 1753-58 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 1, 2020
1. 1749 / 1753-58 Marker
Inscription.  
1749: Surveyor of Culpepper Co., Va.
1753-58: Officer in French and Indian War
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list.
 
Location. 39° 29.967′ N, 77° 37.378′ W. Marker is near Zittlestown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Appalachian Trail, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6620 Zittlestown Road, Boonsboro MD 21713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1759 / 1758-74 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1732 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1774 / 1775 (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Monument State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Washington Monument (about 400 feet away);
1749 / 1753-58 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 1, 2020
2. 1749 / 1753-58 Marker
1776 / 1777 (about 400 feet away); The First Completed Monument Dedicated to the Memory of George Washington (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zittlestown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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