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

"McCulloch’s Path"

(Named for an early pioneer)

 
 
"McCulloch’s Path" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phyllis Prats, June 11, 2006
1. "McCulloch’s Path" Marker
Inscription.  The first trail through The Glades passed near this point. George Washington on his visit here in September 1784, wrote of it: “McCulloch’s Path which owes its origin to buffaloes, being no other than their tracks from one lick to another”. “Archy’s Spring” is nearby.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the George Washington Slept Here series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1784.
 
Location. Marker has been reported damaged. 39° 22.009′ N, 79° 25.086′ W. Marker is near Oakland, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is at the intersection of Garrett Highway (U.S. 219) and Paul Friend Road, on the left when traveling south on Garrett Highway. Marker is south of Oakland, before Route 219's intersection with U.S. 50. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 Paul Friend Rd, Oakland MD 21550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the
"McCulloch’s Path" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
2. "McCulloch’s Path" Marker
Unfortunately, the marker has suffered weather damage.
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crow flies. Charles Friend’s Home (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Kildow Mill (approx. 2.8 miles away); To the Men and Women of Garrett County who fought honorably in Southeast Asia (approx. 2.8 miles away); Garrett County Civil War Veterans (approx. 2.8 miles away); In Memory of All Who Fought For Our Country (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
 
"McCulloch’s Path" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
3. "McCulloch’s Path" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2006, by Phyllis Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,935 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 25, 2006, by Phyllis Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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