“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Oakland in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Site of Oakland Hotel

Site of the Oakland Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 23, 2013
1. Site of the Oakland Hotel Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1875 by B&O Railroad as a copy of the Deer Park Hotel. Closed 1907, razed 1911.
Erected by Garrett County Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) 🚂 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
Location. 39° 24.558′ N, 79° 24.678′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is on Oak Street (Maryland Route 39) 0.1 miles west of South 1st Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 E Oak St, Oakland MD 21550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Oakland Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Garrett County Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); MaryLandscapes (about 500 feet away); The Kildow Mill (about 700 feet away); 1955 B&O Railroad Caboose (about 700 feet away); Railroad Street
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(about 700 feet away); 1920 Baldwin Steam Locomotive (about 700 feet away); Our Benefactors (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 29, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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Mar. 8, 2021