Preston County / Maryland

Preston County / Maryland (HM2L2)

Location: Oakland, MD 21550 Garrett County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 19.106', W 79° 29.189'

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Preston County. Formed from Monongalia in 1818 and named for James Preston, 13th governor of Virginia. here is model Federal homestead project, sponsored by Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, the wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd President.

Maryland. Named for Queen Henrietta Maria, the wife of Charles I, who gave a royal charter to Cecil Calvert, second Lord Baltimore, 1632. First settled at Saint Mary's City in 1634. It is one of the thirteen original colonies.
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HM NumberHM2L2
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Year Placed1974
Placed ByThe West Virginia Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 4:25am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 630471 N 4353206
Decimal Degrees39.31843333, -79.48648333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 19.106', W 79° 29.189'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 19' 6.36" N, 79° 29' 11.34" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 137 George Washington Hwy, Oakland MD 21550, US
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