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Westernport in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Flood of September 1996

 
 
The Flood of September 1996 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, August 14, 2021
1. The Flood of September 1996 Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to Those Who Lost Their Homes on This Site in the Flood of September 1996

Mr. & Mrs. John Armentrout • Mr. & Mrs. George Buckholtz • Mrs. Aleda Collins • Mr. Tom Elliott • Mr. & Mrs. Ellis Friend • Mr. Brent Jackson • Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Markle • Mr. & Mrs. Gene Mayhew • Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Muir • Mr. & Mrs. William Muir • Mr. & Mrs. Richard Nichols • Mr. & Mrs. Marvin Zais

September 2000
 
Erected 2000.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1996.
 
Location. 39° 29.406′ N, 79° 2.533′ W. Marker is in Westernport, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on Main Street (Maryland Route 937) north of Ross Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located on a boulder just north of the entrance to Creekside Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westernport MD 21562, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Working Together for the Community (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memoriam (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away);
The Flood of September 1996 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, August 14, 2021
2. The Flood of September 1996 Marker
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Don Redman (approx. 0.6 miles away in West Virginia); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away in West Virginia); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away in West Virginia); Mayo and Savage (approx. Ύ mile away in West Virginia); WWII Veterans Honor Roll (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westernport.
 
The Flood of September 1996 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, August 14, 2021
3. The Flood of September 1996 Marker
Entrance to Creekside Park with the marker seen in the distance to the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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