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Near Accident in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bear Creek Trout Hatchery and Rearing Station

 
 
Bear Creek Trout Hatchery and Rearing Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 7, 2006
1. Bear Creek Trout Hatchery and Rearing Station Marker
Inscription. One and one-half miles from this point. Purchased by state 1928.
 
Erected by Conservation Department of Maryland, Swepson Earle, Commissioner.
 
Location. 39° 39.084′ N, 79° 18.042′ W. Marker is near Accident, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is at the intersection of Garrett Highway (U.S. 219) and Bear Creek Road, on the right when traveling south on Garrett Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Accident MD 21520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maryland History - Drane House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Keyser’s Ridge (approx. 4.1 miles away); The National Road (approx. 4.3 miles away); Youghiougheny Overlook Welcome Center (approx. 4.4 miles away); Bear Camp (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
Regarding Bear Creek Trout Hatchery and Rearing Station. The hatchery is on Fish Hatchery Road, not on Bear Creek Road. The turnoff for Fish Hatchery Road is just around the curve from this sign. Fish Hatchery Road goes east (beside
Bear Creek Trout Hatchery and Rearing Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 7, 2006
2. Bear Creek Trout Hatchery and Rearing Station Marker
The photographer is standing on Bear Creek Road. US 219 heads north in the distance, crossing Bear Creek at the highway bridge you see to the left of the marker.
Bear Creek) under the bridge that can be seen in the distance in Photo No. 2.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bear Creek Hatchery. This page includes photos of the hatchery. (Submitted on June 22, 2006.) 

2. The History of Trout Hatcheries in Maryland. Illustrated article by Steve Minkkinen. (Submitted on June 22, 2006.) 
 
Categories. Agriculture
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,527 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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