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Locust Grove in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Park Hall Road

 
 
Park Hall Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 29, 2008
1. Park Hall Road Marker
Inscription.  Parks Hall (later called Park Hall) was the first land grant in the area that was to become Washington County. This 1550 acre tract was surveyed September 9, 1731, and patented to William Parks on November 24, 1732. It included the land on which Rohrersville and Gapland were later built. The one-room, early 20th century Park Hall School nearby was located on the northern part of this tract.
 
Erected by Washington County Historic District Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Maryland, Washington County Historical Advisory Committee series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 9, 1731.
 
Location. 39° 27.232′ N, 77° 39.875′ W. Marker is in Locust Grove, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Rohrersville Road (State Highway 67) and Park Hall Road, on the right when traveling south on Rohrersville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rohrersville MD 21779, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the
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crow flies. Felfoot Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); North Carolina (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Lost Orders (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Maryland Campaign of 1862 (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Battle for Fox’s Gap (approx. 2.8 miles away); Deaths of Two Generals (approx. 2.8 miles away); Welcome to Historic Wise's Field (approx. 2.8 miles away); Near Here in Wise’s Field (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Park Hall Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 29, 2008
2. Park Hall Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,094 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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