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

Site of Civil War Fort Pendleton

 
 
Site of Civil War Fort Pendleton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 12, 2020
1. Site of Civil War Fort Pendleton Marker
Inscription.  Started 1861 by Confederates—taken over by Union Army same year to guard Potomac River bridge & Rt. 50. Six Union soldiers buried unmarked nearby.
 
Erected by Garrett County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 17.532′ N, 79° 21.291′ W. Marker is near Oakland, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is on George Washington Highway (U.S. 50) 0.6 miles west of Winston Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8505 George Washington Hwy, Oakland MD 21550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grant County / State of Maryland (approx. half a mile away in West Virginia); Highest Point on the Maryland State Roads System (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fort Ogden (approx. 3.4 miles away in West Virginia); By King’s Command (approx. 3.4 miles away in West Virginia); Honor Roll (approx. 6.2 miles away in West Virginia);
Site of Civil War Fort Pendleton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 12, 2020
2. Site of Civil War Fort Pendleton Marker
"McCulloch’s Path" (approx. 6.2 miles away); In Honor (approx. 6.3 miles away in West Virginia); Preston County / Maryland (approx. 7.2 miles away in West Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on September 18, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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