Daniel Cresap Historical

Daniel Cresap Historical (HM1UWW)

Location: Lonaconing, MD 21539 Allegany County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 33.429', W 78° 56.91'

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Daniel Cresap, pioneer settler, gave his name to Dan's Mountain and Dan's Rock. Born in 1728 near Havre de Grace, MD., son of Colonel Thomas Cresap. Fought in French and Indian War. By first wife, unknown, had one son; by second wife, Ruth Swearingen, daughter of Maryland Van Swearingen, had ten children. Member Ohio Company; commissioner in founding of Cumberland, 1787. With vast land holdings along Potomac was patriarch of the region. Known proverbially as the poor man's friend. Died in 1798 at his home in Rawlings.

Erected in 1987 by the Cresap Society. Mrs. S. A. Lewis, Pres. Edward O. Cresap, Jr., V. Pres. Orville Cresap Shirey, V. Pres. R. Cresap Davis, Historian. Bernarr Cresap, Sec-Treas. Jeffry A. Harris, Ass't Sec.-Treas.
Placed ByCresap Society
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Date Added Sunday, October 9th, 2016 at 5:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 676248 N 4380617
Decimal Degrees39.55715000, -78.94850000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 33.429', W 78° 56.91'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 33' 25.74" N, 78° 56' 54.6" W
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Area Code(s)301
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17223-17227 Recreation Area Rd SW, Lonaconing MD 21539, US
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