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B-52 crash
A B-52 bomber with a crew of five and two thermonuclear warheads on board stopped radio broadcasts at 1:40 a.m. on January 13, 1964. It later crashed in the mountains along the Garrett- Allegany line in Western Maryland.

Casselman River Bridge
The Casselman Bridge, built in 1813 near Grantsville, Garrett County, was at one time the longest single span stone bridge in the country. It was located along the National Road.

Allegany County Tax, 1872
The List of persons, co-partnerships and corporations assessed in the County Tax, ordered by the County Commissioners of Allegany County, Maryland, for the year 1872 includes taxes to be paid on real estate and personal property in Allegany and Garrett Counties, as it was published before Allegany County was divided.

Boyd's Business Directory of Maryland, 1875
Boyd's Business Directory, 1875, lists occupations of residents in all of the towns in Maryland, with separate entries for Cumberland and Hagerstown. Included is a list of post offices throughout the state.

Coal Talk
Interviews conducted in 1992 with those living in the coal region of Garrett and Allegany and neighboring counties. The Coal Talk Oral History project is housed at Garrett College.
Additional interviews will be added to the collection as they are digitized.

Jones-Imboden Raid, 1863
The Jones-Imboden Raid was a series of skimishes in West Virigina and Western Maryland in April of 1863. Confederate troops attacked the rail bridges near Oakland in Garrett County, Maryland, among other sites.

Military Lots, Garrett County, 1787
Soldiers who fought in the Revolutionary War were rewarded by the state of Maryland with land "west of Fort Cumberland". The map of "military lots" assigned in 1787 shows the land grants in Garrett County, Maryland.

Mountain Lake Park
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this town remains a fine example of a Victorian resort that grew out of two 19th century American activities, the Methodist Camp Meeting and a Chautauqua, an educational assembly.

Oakland High School yearbook, 1930
The 1930 yearbook of the Oakland High School in Garrett County, The Oak, lists the students, faculty and many community members.

Photographs from Accident, Maryland
Accident, a small town in Garrett County, has a rich history recorded in the photographs Mary Strauss collected.

Maryland Gubernatorial, Senatorial, & 6th District Campaign Buttons
Campaign buttons from Maryland gubernatorial, senatorial and Sixth Congressional district elections, collected and researched by Al Feldstein.

Tableland Trails, Garrett County
Tableland Trails, a history of Garrett and Allegany and neighboring counties in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, was published in the 1950s and 1960s by Felix Robinson.
   
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Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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