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Marble monument, Boonsboro


Monument in Shafer Park. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



This plaque in Shafer Park, Boonsboro reads:

In memory of
William and Susann Boone
Founders of Boonsboro, Md.
Founded in 1787
Incorporated December 1831

First Council
Burgess
Jonathan Shafer
Assistant Burgess
Lewis Fletcher
Councilmen
Elias Davis John Fritz
John Orrick Joseph O'Neal
Louis Birley

Marble in this monument from
Locust Grove Marble Quarry




ID:
wcmq086

Creator:
WMRL

Notes:
Locust Grove is the name of a village near the quarry and the stone is probably from the Washington Marble Company quarry.

Date:
2009-02-23

Collection Location:
Keedysville, Md.

Subject:
Quarries and quarrying, Maryland; Marble, Maryland; Washington County (Md.), history

Coverage:
Washington County (Md.), 1900-1950

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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