Bear Camp

Bear Camp (HM1RS)

Location: Grantsville, MD 21536 Garrett County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 43.021', W 79° 17.201'

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General Braddock's 6th camp on the march to Fort Duquesne Saturday and Sunday June 20th and 21st, 1755. Washington was forced to remain behind with a guard on account of "violent fevers" until cured by "Dr. James's Powders (one of the most excellent medicines in the world)," he wrote his brother Augustine.
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HM NumberHM1RS
Series This marker is part of the Braddock's Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock series, and the George Washington Slept Here series.
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Placed ByState Roads Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 11:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 646854 N 4397752
Decimal Degrees39.71701667, -79.28668333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 43.021', W 79° 17.201'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 43' 1.26" N, 79° 17' 12.06" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1436 National Pike, Grantsville MD 21536, US
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