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George's Creek Valley
Allegany County, Maryland

Dan's Mountain State Park www.dansmountain.cc
Halfway between Frostburg and Westernport, atop a sixteen mile long ridge along the George's Creek valley in western Allegany county, Maryland, is Dan's Mountain State Park -- 480 acres of highland meadow, forest, mountain brooks, and a fishing pond; picnic areas, playgrounds, park benches, and an outdoor heated swimming pool. Fan club website with park information, driving directions, numerous snapshots, reservation and contact information. General park grounds open to the public at no fee. (Rental party pavilions.)
George's Creek Regional History Exhibit www.lonaconing.cc
Description and catalog of the George's Creek History Exhibit housed at the George's Creek Regional Library on Main Street in Lonaconing, Maryland; floorplan of displays, list of display items, subject index, snapshots; home of the Lefty Grove Most Valuable Player award.
Open to the public; no fee.
Iron Furnace Historical Site www.midatlantic.cc
Description and snapshots of the 1837 Lonaconing Iron Furnace (George's Creek Iron and Coal Company Furnace Number One - Structure Number 73000886, National Register of Historical Places,) in Furnace Park on Main Street in Lonaconing, Allegany County, Maryland -- one of the first, possibly the very first commercially sucessful, iron-ore-reduction blast furnaces to use coal (instead of charcoal) for the commercial production of cast iron, initiating the modern presently-used technology. Internet site includes information on the Lonaconing Iron Furnace, the associated public park, visitor information, and guide book (in process).
Park and Furnace open to the public; no fee.
Iron Furnace Restoration Newsletter www.web8.cc/ironfurnace
Description and snapshots of the ongoing work to maintain the Lonaconing Iron Furnace structure and to maintain and improve the associated park. Documentation of current problems and descriptions of completed work; close-up photographs of the furnace structure.
Lonaconing History Attractions and Information lonaconing.allegany.cc
Information about local history exhibits, historical sites, parks, and recreational areas; in and around Lonaconing, Maryland; past events, general and local visitor information, links to Maryland tourism and specific Allegany County tourist websites.
Lonaconing Visitors Services Guide www.lonaconing.org/shops
Local events schedule and detailed list of businesses of possible interest to visitors to the town of Lonaconing, Allegany County, Maryland. Town building snapshots, business descriptions, contact information; also some business listings for the surrounding area, including La Vale and Frostburg. An informal album of snapshots of Lonaconing is at www.lonaconing.org/snaps.
Sunday in the Park Event www.ironfurnace.org
Local event schedule for the July 1st event in Lonaconing, Maryland. (Preliminary information at web8.cc/coney)

Commercial Pages

ATM Mid-Atlantic, Inc. www.atmmidatlantic.com
Manufacturers representatives for high technology components and subsystems; sales service for the Maryland, Virginia, and District of Columbia area; providing service from its office in Frederick, Maryland.
Old World Troubadour www.troubadour.bz
Internet fan club site for John DuRant, the Old World Troubadour of Braddock Heights, Maryland, Early American and general vocal and instrumental music; strolling and stage performances in detailed historically accurate costuming - public events and private performances, indoors or outside. Snapshots, available CD albums and wav file samples, some public performance schedule information, prior public performance engagements list, general information and contact information. The Old World Troubadour is available for all varieties of events in the mid-atlantic area.
Premier Inspection & Building Systems web8.cc/premier
Licensed general building contractor and certified home inspector, serving the greater Cumberland, Maryland area -- detailed home inspections, remodeling and renovation of existing homes, and new construction. Construction of porches and decks, siding replacement, window replacement, rebuilding electrical and plumbing systems. Design selection and construction of new custom homes. Based in Flintstone, Maryland.
Re-Generation www.re-generation.biz
Hydraulic circuit physical fitness activities designed for men and women in the 30+ age group, located in the Frederick Towne Mall, Frederick, Maryland. Not a franchise - locally owned and operated; trained and certified staff. Custom designed fitness programs for all ages and needs.
Southern Shores Vacation www.southernshoresvacation.com
Vacation on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Vacation home rental in the planned community of Southern Shores on the Outer Banks of North Carolina - a newly renovated, four bedroom, three bath, two story house with all modern conveniences and only two blocks from the Atlantic Ocean beach front. Also suitable for business conferences and meetings.

(in progress: J and R Designs and Diner web8.cc/diner)

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