Swanton in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fighting Forest Fires
Erected 2006 by Maryland Forestry and Parks.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
Location. 39° 30.866′ N, 79° 17.939′ W. Marker is in Swanton, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker can be reached from Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Swanton MD 21561, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fighting Forest Fires Is a Hard Job (a few steps from this marker); History of Deep Creek Lake (approx. 0.2 miles away); Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Deep Creek Lake (approx. 2.1 miles away); Col. James McHenry of Baltimore (approx. 3½ miles away); The National Road (approx. 4.6 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4.6 miles away); Altamont (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Swanton.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2016, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 8, 2016, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.