Oldtown in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by the Maryland Bicentennial Commission and the Maryland Historical Society.
Location. 39° 32.508′ N, 78° 36.692′ W. Marker is in Oldtown, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is at the intersection of Opessa Street and Green Spring Road, on the left when traveling east on Opessa Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19015 Opessa Street, Southeast, Oldtown MD 21555, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maryland’s Liberty Tree (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Town (approx. ¼ mile away); Breaking Through a Mountain (approx. 7.9 miles away); Washington Heritage Trail Paw Paw (approx. 8.3 miles away in West Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldtown.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Capt. Michael Cresap Marker - Circleville, OH
Also see . . .
1. The Irvin Allen / Michael Cresap Museum. This website includes a virtual tour of the museum with plenty of photographs, including one of his gravesite in New York City. (Submitted on July 21, 2006.)
2. Michael Cresap. This Ohio History Central Online Encyclopedia entry describes his adventures in Ohio. (Submitted on July 21, 2006.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 3,485 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.