Williamsport

Williamsport (HM20W)

Location: Williamsport, MD 21795 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 36.052', W 77° 49.03'

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(Conococheague)

An important point during the French and Indian War 1753-1758. George Washington given authority to locate the "Federal City" at any point on the Potomac between Conococheague and the eastern branch. He inspected this site October 1790 but chose the present District of Columbia.
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HM NumberHM20W
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Placed ByState Roads Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 2:42pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 258114 N 4387251
Decimal Degrees39.60086667, -77.81716667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 36.052', W 77° 49.03'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 36' 3.12" N, 77° 49' 1.80" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115-199 US-11, Williamsport MD 21795, US
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