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You are now in Maryland. The scene before you is the Youghiougheny River and Reservoir, a major resource for fishing, whitewater rafting, and recreation. From the Reservoir, the River flows North into Pennsylvania, where it joins the Monongahela R…
". . . so many happy people, restless in the midst of abundance." —Alexis de Tocqueville, 1840. Americans are an adventurous people. From past to present, they have used feet, horses, wagons, stagecoaches, canals, railroads, …
(1781-1859) Born at Damascus, Maryland. Garrett County's most famous hunter, Browning wrote the book, "Forty-Four Years of the Life of a Hunter". During this time he killed two thousand deer and five hundred bear.
Nearby are the graves of John Friend, Sr. (1732-1808), Kerrenhappuch Hyatt (d. 1798), his wife, and their son Gabriel (1761-1852), John and Gabriel were soldiers in the Revolution. The first permanent settlers in Garrett County, they settled on th…