Maryland State ParkColonial stone fort built 1756 for Province of Maryland by Gov. Horatio Sharpe to protect frontier against French and Indians after Braddock's defeat. Detention camp for British prisoners 1776-83. Occupied 1861-2 by Union troops. George Washington was here July 1756 and June 1758.
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|Placed By||State Roads Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 11:49am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 757076 N 4392765|
|Decimal Degrees||39.64606667, -78.00398333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 38.764', W 78° 0.239'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 38' 45.84" N, 78° 0' 14.34" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 10659-10699 US-40, Big Pool MD 21711, US|
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