Frost Graves

Frost Graves (HM1RI)

Location: Frostburg, MD 21532 Allegany County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 39.419', W 78° 55.645'

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This monument, erected in 1877, marks the graves of Meshach Frost (1787-1864) and his wife Catherine (1792-1876), founders of Frostburg. In 1812 they built their first home here. As the tavern Highland Hall, the building later accommodated in a day as many as 300 guests and 40 stagecoaches traveling the National Road. In 1846 Frost, a successful farmer, coal operator, and land speculator, built a spacious home, the Frost Mansion on Frost Avenue.

Here on this historic site now stand St. Michael's Rectory (1871), church (1868), school (1891), and convent (1906).
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HM NumberHM1RI
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 8:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 677804 N 4391739
Decimal Degrees39.65698333, -78.92741667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.419', W 78° 55.645'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 25.14" N, 78° 55' 38.70" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 32-62 US-40 ALT, Frostburg MD 21532, US
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