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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2A29_making-charcoal_Thurmont-MD.html
After building a triangular chimney and stuffing it with sticks, the collier stacked logs in concentric circles around the flue. The 12-foot-high stack consisted of 30 to 50 cords—two or three times the logs you see in this replica. The coll…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29IJ_richard-potts-revolutionary-war-patriot_Frederick-MD.html
Richard Potts Member of the House of Delegates Born 19 July 1753 in Upper Marlboro, MD Died November 1808 in Frederick, MD Marker placed by Carrollton Manor Chapter, NSDAR Eleanor Murdoch Potts 2nd wife of Richard Potts Revolutionary…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28TB_fredericks-carroll-creek_Frederick-MD.html
Frederick Town was strategically laid out along both sides of Carroll Creek in 1745 by Daniel Dulany, a prominent Annapolis land speculator. Like many colonial towns, the town creek would be the lifeblood of the community, provider of drinking and…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28T9_diehl-memorial-fountain_Frederick-MD.html
The original memorial, unveiled on August 17, 1911, was dedicated to the humane efforts of Marie Diehl (1855-1907), a founder of the Frederick Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, now the Frederick County Humane Society. The 12-foo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28T8_the-stinky-stuff_Frederick-MD.html
To take advantage of prevailing northwesterly winds, the majority of Frederick's industry was placed here in the southeast sector of the city. Odiferous operations such as canneries, tanneries and mills could be found in this area as early as the …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28PX_civil-war-hospital-center_Frederick-MD.html
Frederick County's ties to the American Civil War run deep, so it should come as no surprise that it is part of Maryland's Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area and The Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area/National Scenic Byway. W…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28O8_barbara-fritchie-civil-war-heroine_Frederick-MD.html
"Over Barbara Fritchie's grave, Flag of Freedom and Union, wave!" John Greenleaf Whittier From the poem, entitled "Barbara Frietchie," Atlantic Monthly magazine, October, 1863 Barbara Fritchie's 96 years of life spanned …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27IP_amelung-glass-works_Frederick-MD.html
First glass manufactury in Maryland. Established by John Frederick Amelung of Bremen, Germany in 1784. George Washington wrote enthusiastically about it to Thomas Jefferson.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM271J_explore-maryland-in-search-of-adventure_Myersville-MD.html
Maryland's Appalachian Region Offers Visitors Natural Splendor And Outdoor Adventure, Plus Countless Opportunities To Explore The Region's Rich Heritage—all Just A Few Miles Off Interstate 70. Maryland Byways, like the Historic National R…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM271H_explore-maryland-as-the-crucible-of-the-nation_Myersville-MD.html
Crisscrossed By Transportation Routes, Home To America's Earliest Industries, And Meeting Place For National Leaders, Maryland's Appalachian Region Has Been Pivotal In The Growth Of The Country Throughout its history, the nation has struggled w…
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