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Middletown in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

29 West Main Street

 
 
29 West Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, October 1, 2013
1. 29 West Main Street Marker
Inscription.  The original frame house that was constructed on this site appears to have been constructed around 1850. Since about 1885, the first floor of the building was used for a variety of Businesses, including a confectionary, a clothing store, a harness shop & cobbler. The building was used for first floor apartment uses until 1990 when the building was demolished to make way for the addition to the Grangers Mutual Insurance company. The building was later purchased by Burgess and commissioners of Middletown.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 39° 26.639′ N, 77° 32.793′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 40 A) and Ifent Drive, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. The marker in on the front wall of the Middletown Municipal Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31 West Main Street, Middletown MD 21769, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Commemoration (here, next to this marker); Middletown (a few steps
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from this marker); Advance, Retreat, and Refuge in Middletown (a few steps from this marker); Middletown in the Path of War (a few steps from this marker); 31 West Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Valley Savings Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Stonebraker and Harbaugh Shafer Building (within shouting distance of this marker); 13 West Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
29 West Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, October 1, 2013
2. 29 West Main Street Marker
29 West Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, October 1, 2013
3. 29 West Main Street Marker
This 1990 addition to the Municipal Building replaced the wooden structure at 29 West Main.
29 West Main Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, October 1, 2013
4. 29 West Main Street
Close-up of photo on nearby marker
1909 / 1990 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, October 1, 2013
5. 1909 / 1990
A carved stone plaque marks the boundary between the 1908 bank building and the 1990 addition.
1909 Original Structure / 1990 Renovation & Addition image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, October 1, 2013
6. 1909 Original Structure / 1990 Renovation & Addition
The Middletown Muncipal Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, October 1, 2013
7. The Middletown Muncipal Building
On the left is the 1908 Middletown Savings Bank Building; on the left the 1990 Addition.
Middletown Maryland<br>Founded 1767 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, October 1, 2013
8. Middletown Maryland
Founded 1767
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 551 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 22, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   8. submitted on January 23, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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