University of Maryland Libraries Digital Collections

First monument to George Washington, Boonsboro, Maryland, circa 1936-1944

1936-1944PrintcolorJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections


Summary:First monument to George Washington, Boonsboro, Maryland, circa 1936-1944. Caption reads: "The first Monument erected to the memory of George Washington is located on top of South Mountain. It was built July 4th, 1827. The original monument was gradually reduced to a state of near ruins over a period of years. In 1936 it was rebuilt and is now a Maryland State Park. It is reached by a splendid road leading from U. S. 40 just east of Boonsboro." Postcard number: 70563.
Provider:John Myerly Company
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Hagerstown
Temporal subject: 1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Boonsboro
Topical subjects:Monuments & memorials
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Monuments
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
Collection may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Law. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the University of Maryland Libraries at