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

1789

[Milestones in the Life of Washington]

 
 
1789 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 1, 2020
1. 1789 Marker
Inscription.  
1789:
Federal Constitution ratified;
Washington becomes President
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list.
 
Location. 39° 30.06′ N, 77° 37.357′ 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. 1797 / 1799 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1781 / 1783 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1776 / 1777 (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Completed Monument Dedicated to the Memory of George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1774 / 1775 (about 400 feet away); 1759 / 1758-74 (about 500 feet away); 1749 / 1753-58 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zittlestown.
 
1789 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 1, 2020
2. 1789 Marker
 
 
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 35 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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