Garrett County (MD) (Postcard History Series)

  • Publish Date: 2006-06-12
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Albert L. Feldstein

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Established in 1872, Garrett, Marylands westernmost county, was the last county created in the state and is named for John Work Garrett, then president of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The images presented here were selected with care from the authors collection of several thousand postcards. Featured are Garretts numerous towns and communities; downtown business scenes; residential views; historic buildings, churches, railroad stations; and the great resort hotels. Also included are the countys many historic and natural landmarks, rustic scenes, the Deep Creek Lake area, and varied sites along the historic National Road. A special element is the inclusion of many of the personal messages sent on the back of the postcards.

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