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George Rinehart page 10

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man, Bernard Maust, Henry Felty, Charles Glotfelty, Mary Eggers, Maud Nickolson, Mabel Fike Arnold, Mary Minear, Virginia DeBerry Lohr, Mabel Sollars, Mabel Maroney, Ralph Buckel, Lou Helbig, Sue Harvey, Theoda Rice Miller, Bonnie Calhoun, Hildred Mulvey.


In the Journal of Uriah Brown, December, 1816 there are references to George Rinehart and some of his neighbors. Uriah Brown was from Baltimore, Md. He had been assigned by Baltimoreans who owned land in the mountains to investigate titles and boundaries. There was a parcel of land adjacent to the Fairfax Stone that needed a survey. Uriah Brown was told he might get assistance from the people living in the upper part of the Yough Glades—such as pack-horses, supplies, etc., to make the journey into this pathless section near the Fairfax Stone. He says in part: "It would take six days if the weather was good; and Longer if there should be bad weather; 85 further positively asserted if there fell a Deep Snow while we were out that some of us would stand a Chance to perish before we Came in; I told him (William Wiles, father in-law of George Rinehart) if he would Pilot us I would make a pack horse of Cumberland (name of his riding horse) & risque the weather— he agreed; we then made a calculation of what men 85 provisions was necessary; and agreed for 2 Chain Carriers, 1 Axman, 1 packer, the Sur


Rev. J. C. Breuninger

Sunnyside School in background. Note the pump handle of the well-pump. The schoolboys in the foreground have "Sunnyside" faces. Courtesy, Hildred Barnard Mulvey.


Collection Location:
Ruth Enlow Library, Oakland

Original Size:
22 x 15 cms

Editor: Felix G. Robinson

Maryland, History

Western Maryland, 1750-1963

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

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