This Tablet Marks the Site of Old Fort Cumberland

This Tablet Marks the Site of Old Fort Cumberland (HMCAF)

Location: Cumberland, MD 21502 Allegany County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 39.049', W 78° 45.878'

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Which was built in 1755 by order of the British Government and named in honor of the Duke of Cumberland, Captain General of the British Army. It was the base of military operations of General Edward Braddock and Colonel George Washington in the French and Indian War.
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HM NumberHMCAF
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the More Than Words series.
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Year Placed1920
Placed ByCresap Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 9:45pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 691787 N 4391390
Decimal Degrees39.65081667, -78.76463333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.049', W 78° 45.878'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 2.94" N, 78° 45' 52.68" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Washington St, Cumberland MD 21502, US
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