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

Frederick County / Washington County

 
 
Frederick County / Washington County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2011
1. Frederick County / Washington County Marker
Inscription.  
[ South Facing Side: ]
Frederick County
Named for Frederick 5th and last Lord Baltimore. Erected out of Prince George’s County in 1748. It then included Montgomery County and all of Maryland west to the West Virginia boundary.

[ North Facing Side: ]
Washington County
The first county in the United States named for the Father of his country. Erected out of Frederick County 1776. It then included what is now Allegany and Garrett Counties.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical year for this entry is 1748.
 
Location. 39° 19.812′ N, 77° 40.176′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on U.S. 340, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3514 S Mountain Rd, Knoxville MD 21758, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Israel Creek Bridge (approx. 1˝ miles away); Old Berlin Cemetery
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(approx. 2.4 miles away); Welcome to Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park TRACK Trail (approx. 2.4 miles away); Explore a Trail Network (approx. 2˝ miles away); Gordon N. Wakefield (approx. 2˝ miles away); Berlin (approx. 2˝ miles away); One Time Rivals (approx. 2˝ miles away); Water Power (approx. 2˝ miles away).
 
Frederick County / Washington County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2011
2. Frederick County / Washington County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2024. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 529 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.
 
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Jul. 12, 2024