Historical Markers and War Memorials in Flintstone, Maryland
Cumberland is the county seat for Allegany County
Flintstone is in Allegany County
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Eons ago, before there was a lake and dam that filled the valley, an ancient stream flowed through from the north. Now known as Rock Gap Run, it slowly cut through the rising sandstone bedrock that eventually became Evitts Mountain.
The . . . — — Map (db m95908) HM
This site is believed to be the homesite and final resting place of Mr. Evart (Evitt) who, reportedly, was the first white settler in Allegany County.
He came here in the early 1700's to escape civilization and live as a hermit.
The . . . — — Map (db m95688) HM
Recognizing his contributions
to forest conservation and
historic preservation at
Green Ridge State Forest
25 years of state service 1971-1996
Forest Manager 1975-1988
Author of The Land of the Living
Championed the development . . . — — Map (db m95917) HM
Before the park was developed
in 1974, this valley was rich with farmland and timber. Seven
farms worked the soil and grew corn,
winter wheat and rye. Two of the farms raised dairy cows. The Raines family farm had approximately 189 acres and had . . . — — Map (db m99149) HM
Log Roll Overlook offers the hiker an enjoyable westward view of the Town Creek watershed and a view of three states. The overlook was named for logs that were rolled down the steep mountain slope in the late 1800s, to a sawmill on Town Creek. . . . — — Map (db m95911) HM
Long Pond Trail follows the 15-Mile Creek stream valley. This trail winds over ridges and valleys with several steep ascents and descents. These features make it one of the most challenging trails at Green Ridge State Forest.
The trail is named . . . — — Map (db m95916) HM
The National Road enjoyed a revival from about 1910-1960, with the rising popularity of the automobile. Tourist travel began in earnest when cars became reliable enough for the average person to take a long trip. “Waysiders,” people who . . . — — Map (db m4922) HM
During the Civil War, retribution by one side for "atrocities" committed against civilian by the other quickly escalated. Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early, during his 1864 Maryland invasion, demanded that several towns pay "ransoms" or be . . . — — Map (db m134413) HM
Pine Lick Trail is connected to landmarks of national historic significance.
THE MASON-DIXON LINE marks the border between Maryland and Pennsylvania, as well as the northern edge of Green Ridge State Forest. Completed in the 1760s, this 230-mile . . . — — Map (db m95909) HM
In 1970, this dam was constructed by the Army Corps of Engineers to impound Rocky Gap Run and create Lake Habeeb. The 243-acre lake is named in honor of Edward Habeeb who inspired the establishment of Rocky Gap State Park.
This lake is . . . — — Map (db m95907) HM
This trail allows the hiker to experience Green Ridge State Forest in miniature. The trail follows ridges and valleys along mountain streams and crosses open fields. One section of the trail opens up into an expansive view of Town Hill and the . . . — — Map (db m95913) HM
A memorial to our veterans
both living and dead
who served in the Armed Forces
of the United States
In honor of SPL 4 Donald Klinton
awarded the bronze star with V Device
for heroism 1967
Killed Mar. 25, 1968 while serving
with . . . — — Map (db m134412) WM