“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Flintstone, Maryland Historical Markers

"The Warrior's Path" Marker image, Touch for more information
By F. Robby, January 12, 2003
"The Warrior's Path" Marker
Maryland (Allegany County), Flintstone — “The Warrior’s Path”
War path of the five nations from central New York to the Carolinas. One of the longest Indian trails in America, crossed this highway about this point. — Map (db m3489) HM
Maryland (Allegany County), Flintstone — American Indian Rockshelter Trail
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
Maryland (Allegany County), Flintstone — Evart's Homesite
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
Maryland (Allegany County), Flintstone — Flintstone Veterans Memorial
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) HM
Maryland (Allegany County), Flintstone — John Mash Jr."A Forest is God's Garden"

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 . . . — Map (db m95917) HM

Maryland (Allegany County), Flintstone — Life in Pleasant Valley
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
Maryland (Allegany County), Flintstone — Log Roll Trail

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

Maryland (Allegany County), Flintstone — Long Pond Trail

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 . . . — Map (db m95916) HM

Maryland (Allegany County), Flintstone — Martins MountainSunday Drivers and “Tin-Can Tourists"
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
Maryland (Allegany County), Flintstone — McCausland's RaidA Pause to Rest — 1864 Chambersburg Raid —
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
Maryland (Allegany County), Flintstone — Pine Lick Trail

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 . . . — Map (db m95909) HM

Maryland (Allegany County), Flintstone — The Naming of the Lake
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 typical . . . — Map (db m95907) HM
Maryland (Allegany County), Flintstone — Twin Oaks Trail

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

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