(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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|Series||This marker is part of the George Washington Slept Here series|
|Placed By||The State Roads Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:06pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 705678 N 4379654|
|Decimal Degrees||39.54193333, -78.60650000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 32.516', W 78° 36.39'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 32' 30.96" N, 78° 36' 23.40" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 19301-19309 Oldtown Rd SE, Oldtown MD 21555, US|
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