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

Savage River Camp

 
 
Savage River Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, June 7, 2006
1. Savage River Camp Marker
Inscription.  
General Braddock's 3rd camp on his march to Fort Duquesne June 16, 1755. The route, later known as the Old Braddock Road, passes to the southeast of the National Road. Captain Orme's diary says "we entirely demolished three wagons and shattered several" descending Savage Mountain.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 16, 1797.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 41.262′ N, 78° 58.325′ W. Marker was in Finzel, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker was at the intersection of National Road (Alternate U.S. 40) and Finzel Road, on the right when traveling west on National Road. Marker is just east of the I-68 Finzel Road exit. Marker is missing, post only. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Frostburg MD 21532, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of
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this location, measured as the crow flies. Historic Braddock Road (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Long Stretch (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Memorial Window (approx. 3 miles away); Frostburg (approx. 3.1 miles away); Westminster Hall (approx. 3.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Historians walk Braddock's Road 250 years later. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website entry (Submitted on July 16, 2006.) 
 
Savage River Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, December 20, 2022
2. Savage River Camp Marker
Marker is missing, only post is standing.
Savage River Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, June 7, 2006
3. Savage River Camp Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 3,348 times since then and 106 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   2. submitted on December 21, 2022, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on July 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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