Near Flintstone in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Life in Pleasant Valley
Logging was a common livelihood in the valley. Several family-run sawmills operated nearby. Trees would be cut and draft horses would drag the logs off the mountains. Equipment took the place of the animals. Evitt’s Mountain was practically cleared of trees before the area became a park.
Erected by the Recreational Trails Grant Program funded this marker.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1945.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Flintstone MD 21530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Martins Mountain (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Naming of the Lake (approx. 0.6 miles away); American Indian Rockshelter Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Evart's Homesite (approx. one mile away); Washington’s Road (approx. 3.3 miles away); Pennsylvania (approx. 3.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Camp Mason & Dixon (approx. 3.9 miles away in Pennsylvania); Twiggtown (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flintstone.
Regarding Life in Pleasant Valley. In the 1970s Rocky Gap Run was dammed to create Lake Habib and Rocky Gap State Park that surrounds it.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 26, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.