Damascus (HM2E2S)

Location: Damascus, MD 20872 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 17.263', W 77° 12.127'

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The "Town of Damascus" was founded in 1816. This marker stands on one of the original 14 lots laid out by the founder and first postmaster, Edward Hughes. The earliest part of the town was located in the southwestern corner of "the Pleasant Plains of Damascus," a 1,101-acre tract patented by Matthew Pigman in 1774.
HM NumberHM2E2S
Placed ByMaryland Historical Society and Damascus Bicentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, February 4th, 2019 at 10:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310080 N 4351017
Decimal Degrees39.28771667, -77.20211667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.263', W 77° 12.127'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 15.78" N, 77° 12' 7.62" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9810 MD-108, Damascus MD 20872, US
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