Near Crellin in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Charles Friend’s Home
Erected by the State Roads Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Patriots & Patriotism • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1813.
Location. 39° 23.718′ N, 79° 26.104′ W. Marker is near Crellin, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is on Hutton Road (Maryland Route 39) west of Old Crellin Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakland MD 21550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Kildow Mill (approx. 1˝ miles away); Tradition of Washington Spring (approx. 1˝ miles away); Site of Oakland Hotel Garrett County Courthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Oakland Hotel (approx. 1.6 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. The Diaries of George Washington, September 1784. As annotated and published by Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig, 1978. (Submitted on August 12, 2006.)
2. The Grand Idea: George Washington's Potomac and the Race to the West. Book by Joel Achenbach on Amazon.com. "Look Inside" feature lets you read before you buy. (Submitted on August 12, 2006.)
1. Friend's House
The house referred to on the marker is no longer present. The one currently on the site dates to the late 19th century.
— Submitted March 4, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,318 times since then and 97 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.