Cresaptown in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Partisan Ranger Raid
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1858.
Location. 39° 35.8′ N, 78° 49.522′ W. Marker is in Cresaptown, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on Darrows Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Sellers (approx. 2.4 miles away in West Virginia); “Spendelow Camp” (approx. 2.6 miles away); The La Vale Toll House (approx. 3.2 miles away); First Toll Gate House (approx. 3.2 miles away); West Virginia (Mineral County) / Maryland (approx. 3.2 miles away in West Virginia); Picket Post No. 1 (approx. 3˝ miles away); The National Road (approx. 3.7 miles away); Sallie Pollock-Cook-High (approx. 3.7 miles away).
More about this marker. On lower left is a photo of the Brady house. On the right is a photo of the Seymour house captioned, "The Seymour (above) and Brady (left) houses reflected the wealth of their owners. Brady's dwelling is believed to have been constructed about 1853 on land once owned by Joseph Cresap, founder of Cresaptown."
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2008. This page has been viewed 2,000 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2008. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.