First Monument To George Washington


Stock #: 36380
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Boonsboro
State: Maryland (MD)
County: Washington
Publisher: John Myerly Company
Postmark: 1946
PM City: Martinsburg
PM State: WV
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The first Monument erected to the memory of George Washington is located on top of South Mountain. It was built July 4th 1827. The original monument was gradually reduced to a state of near ruins over a period of years. 1936 it was rebuilt and is now a Maryland State Park. It is reached by a splendid road leading from U. S. 40 just east of Boonsboro

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