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Tales of mountain Maryland

Paula M. Strain

Tales of mountain Maryland

with a special section on the C&O Canal

by Paula M. Strain

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Potomac Appalachian Trail Club in Vienna, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maryland,
  • Frederick County (Md.),
  • Montgomery County (Md.),
  • Washington County (Md.),
  • Carroll County (Md.),
  • Garrett County (Md.)
    • Subjects:
    • Mountain life -- Maryland -- Anecdotes.,
    • Maryland -- Social life and customs -- Anecdotes.,
    • Maryland -- History -- Anecdotes.,
    • Maryland -- Biography -- Anecdotes.,
    • Frederick County (Md.) -- History -- Anecdotes.,
    • Montgomery County (Md.) -- History -- Anecdotes.,
    • Washington County (Md.) -- History -- Anecdotes.,
    • Carroll County (Md.) -- History -- Anecdotes.,
    • Garrett County (Md.) -- History -- Anecdotes.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaula M. Strain.
      GenreAnecdotes., Biography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF187.A16 S77 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3414026M
      ISBN 109780915746507
      LC Control Number2005030177
      OCLC/WorldCa62152807

      Mountains seem to invite tales of mystery and danger. There is a majestic, vast, rugged quality to them that make them seem like perfect places for mysteries to lurk hidden away from the eyes of civilization. In North America, one mountain range which has a long history steeped in the inexplicable and bizarre is the Appalachian Mountains of the. Maryland Department of Natural Resources Exhibits in the Mosner Miller Building The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce its displays, exhibits and programs for the Maryland State Fair at the Timonium Fairgrounds (Aug. Sept. 4), including the ever-popular Scales & Tales Program.

      Easy to search resort directory featuring 2 Maryland Mountain Resorts. Book the perfect Maryland vacation, family reunion or business event by browsing a complete list of Mountain Resorts featuring detailed property descriptions, reviews, photos, video, rates, number of rooms, amenities, activities and much more. At 2, miles, the Appalachian Trail is the nation’s longest marked footpath. Starting at Springer Mountain in Georgia, it crosses 14 states, six national parks and eight national forests on.

      To learn more about Snallygasters and the Snarly Yow, check out my book: Mysteries & Lore of Western Maryland: Snallygasters, Dogmen, and other Mountain Tales. In the shadows of the quiet mountain towns of Western Maryland, strange creatures are said to lurk in the woods while phantoms wander the foothills. "Rails' Tales", edited by Ray Lichty. RABO (Retired Administrators of the B&O) members relate stories from their working days on the B&O from the s into the s. These stories are extracted from the Club's newsletter News & Notes. This smaller-format, hard cover book is pages with B/W photos supplied and captioned by Herb Harwood.


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