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Deer Park, page 12

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and Bill was back at his fishing. He died many years ago and is buried at Deer Park.

Two sons of the late Wilbur C. Jones, for many years a merchant at Deer Park, entered the field of politics after admission to the bar. The elder, Charles, has been a resident of Ohio for many years and has held various responsible positions in the political and religious life of that state. His younger brother, E. Ray Jones, now one of the most successful elder members of the bar in Oakland, in 1940 served as Secretary of State in the administration of Governor Nice.

In conjunction with the fact that the survey of Deer Park was made as far back as 1774, it may be of interest to note that the Glades Path over which Washington and other noted travelers made their way in the early days, was cut through the northern edge of the original tract of Deer Park. Westward from the old Ingman place this Path, which later became the state road, climbed the hill at Deep Creek and passed through the Michael Garrett farm. It followed the top of the ridge here, where it can be seen clearly today, and descended the west slope, crossing the present Route 38 a short distance north of the Pysell crossroads. At the Andrew Pysell (now Rollman) farm the present day Altamont road merges with the old road. This Altamont road was constructed many years ago to replace the old state


Robert Browning Garrett

SUMMER HOME OF T. HARRISON GARRETT AT DEER PARK. Mr. and Mrs. Garrett on porch. John W. (son) is on high wheel bike; Horatio (son) is on second floor porch with maid. Robert (son, still living) is likely in one of the carriages in front of the cottage. Courtesy of Robert B. Garrett, Baltimore, Md.


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Ruth Enlow Library, Oakland

Original Size:
22 x 15 cms

Maryland, History

Western Maryland, 1750-1963

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

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