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Oakland in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Memory of Rev. John A. Grant

1923 - 2012

 

— Oakland Native – Civil Engineer – Episcopal Priest and Historian Extraordinaire!

 
In Memory of Rev. John A. Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
1. In Memory of Rev. John A. Grant Marker
Inscription.  
This unique spire originally topped the steeple of the Garrett Memorial Church, now St. Matthews Episcopal Church, located at the corner of Liberty and Second Streets. The church was the gift of John Work Garrett for whom Garrett County is named.

Spire Restored by The Scheffel Family of Allegany Welding
 
Erected by Garrett County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 39° 24.6′ N, 79° 24.481′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker can be reached from East Liberty Street 0.1 miles west of South 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 E Liberty 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. 1938 McCormick-Deering Farmall F14 & 1942 John Deere (a few steps from this marker); The Glades Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Oakland
The spire image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
2. The spire
(within shouting distance of this marker); 1884 Oakland Train Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Garrett Memorial Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Dailey’s Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Benefactors (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
 
Nearby dedication plaque for Mary Lucille (Hoye) Magro image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
3. Nearby dedication plaque for Mary Lucille (Hoye) Magro
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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