Fort Frederick

Fort Frederick (HM44F)

Location: Big Pool, MD 21711 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 38.764', W 78° 0.239'

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Maryland State Park

Colonial 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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HM NumberHM44F
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Placed ByState Roads Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 11:49am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 757076 N 4392765
Decimal Degrees39.64606667, -78.00398333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 38.764', W 78° 0.239'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 38' 45.84" N, 78° 0' 14.34" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10659-10699 US-40, Big Pool MD 21711, US
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