Forestry Beginning

Forestry Beginning (HM1AXV)

Location: Oakland, MD 21550 Garrett County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 27.46', W 79° 27.105'

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State Forestry in Maryland began within 1/4 mile of this point, when on April 5, 1906, John and Robert Garrett gave the state 1,967 acres for forestry demonstration purposes. Today this forest and associated parks are providing multiple benefits to the people of Maryland.

Maryland Forest and Park Services
Placed ByMaryland Forest and Park Services
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 8:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 633200 N 4368710
Decimal Degrees39.45766667, -79.45175000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.46', W 79° 27.105'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 27.60" N, 79° 27' 6.30" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19310-19380 Herrington Manor Lake Rd, Oakland MD 21550, US
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