Friendsville, Maryland

July 18, 2013 |

“The Confluence (Pa.) and Oakland (Md.) Railroad station and engine at Friendsville, Md. In 1891. After fifty-three years of service it discontinued operation in April, 1942. Courtesy of ‘The Glades Star’” Source: Western Maryland Regional Library –

Friendsville, Maryland is located about 7 miles west of route 219 in Garrett Co., off the scenic Bear Creek Rd., or 8 miles north of the route 219 intersection with Friendsville Rd, rt. 42. It is a picturesque mountain town in the river valley of the Youghiogheny River.

Listen to our story “If these Trees Could Talk,” about Friendsville trees and history, hearing from Friendsville locals Jennifer Pletta and Fred Humberson:


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Traveling 219 is supported by Allegheny Mountain Radio and this story was made possible with help from the Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area and the Maryland Heritage Area Authority. For more information about traveling to Garrett County, MD, please call (301) 387-4386, or visit the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce website.


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