Old Town

Old Town (HM2E6)

Location: Oldtown, MD 21555 Allegany County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 32.516', W 78° 36.39'

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(King Opessa's Town)

Fording place for "Great Warriors Path" from New York to the South. Thomas Cresap built stockade fort here in 1741 used as a refuge during French and Indian War after Braddock's defeat. George Washington was here on his first visit to Maryland 1748 and often thereafter.
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HM NumberHM2E6
Series This marker is part of the George Washington Slept Here series
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Placed ByThe State Roads Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:06pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 705678 N 4379654
Decimal Degrees39.54193333, -78.60650000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 32.516', W 78° 36.39'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 32' 30.96" N, 78° 36' 23.40" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19301-19309 Oldtown Rd SE, Oldtown MD 21555, US
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