Mercersville Historical

Mercersville Historical (HM1SZ0)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 29.944', W 77° 46.043'

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Mercersville was named for Charles Fenton Mercer, who served as the first president of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company from June 1828 through June 1833. Mr. Mercer, from Loudoun County, Virginia, also served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from his home state. This area is better known as Taylor's Landing after John William (Jack) Taylor, who operated a general store at this location for over 50 years.
HM NumberHM1SZ0
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Date Added Saturday, July 9th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 262042 N 4375817
Decimal Degrees39.49906667, -77.76738333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 29.944', W 77° 46.043'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 29' 56.64" N, 77° 46' 2.58" W
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Area Code(s)301
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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