Oakland in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rasche Blacksmith Shop
Erected by Garrett County Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
Location. 39° 24.496′ N, 79° 24.477′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is at the intersection of Alder Street and Second Street, on the right when traveling west on Alder Street. The marker is on the Alder Street wall of the Marvin's Menswear in the National Bank Building. Touch for map. Marker is at Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bottle Cap Mosaic (a few steps from this marker); A Bit of History - The Fireside (within shouting distance of this marker); Deer Park Hotel Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gas House (about 300 feet away); B&O Mile Marker (about 300 feet away); Cobbler Shop (about 400 feet away); Welcome to Dailey’s Park (about 400 feet away); Oakland Veterans Park (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
More about this marker. Garrett County was split from Allegany County in 1872.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 29, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.