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

Goodloe Edgar Byron

1929 - 1978

 
 
Goodloe Edgar Byron Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 9, 2007
1. Goodloe Edgar Byron Marker
Inscription.  This scenic overlook is dedicated to Congressman Byron, a native of Williamsport, Maryland, who represented Maryland's 6th District from 1970 to 1978. He served as Captain with the U.S. Army's Third Armored Division. An avid outdoorsman and marathon runner, Congressman Byron was responsible for legislation that created the Monocacy Battlefield National Park, visible to the north.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsParks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil.
 
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 39° 20.969′ N, 77° 23.384′ W. Marker was near Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker could be reached from Washington National Pike (Interstate 270) 3.6 miles south of Buckeystown Pike (Maryland Route 85), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Frederick MD 21704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Clustered Spires of Frederick (a few steps from this marker); History of the Monocacy River Valley (a few steps from this marker); The Battle That Saved Washington
Markers at the Rest Stop / Overlook image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 9, 2007
2. Markers at the Rest Stop / Overlook
The plaque was at the very front of the display in 2007. It has since been removed.
(a few steps from this marker); Final Attack (approx. half a mile away); Civilians Under Siege (approx. half a mile away); Thomas Farm (approx. half a mile away); Federal Retreat (approx. half a mile away); Final Stand (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2020, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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