The Federal Signal Station

The Federal Signal Station (HM37C)

Location: Clear Spring, MD 21722 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 38.753', W 77° 58.124'

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near this point was captured Oct. 10, 1862 by a detachment of Gen. J. E. B. Stuart's Cavalry. On clear days this station could communicate with stations on South Mountain which relayed messages via Catoctin Mt. to Sugar Loaf Mt. to Washington, D.C.
HM NumberHM37C
Placed ByState Roads Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 12:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 245264 N 4392667
Decimal Degrees39.64588333, -77.96873333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 38.753', W 77° 58.124'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 38' 45.18" N, 77° 58' 7.44" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11647 National Pike, Clear Spring MD 21722, US
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