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Mason Dixon Line

Between Frostburg and the Eastern Continental Divide, on the GAP trail, you pass over the Mason Dixon Line. While well known for its association as the dividing mark between North and South in the US Civil War, in reality Mason and Dixon were surveyors who reconciled the argument between Maryland and Pennsylvania regarding the border between those two states from 1763 to 1767, nearly a hundred years before the war.

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Posted on: Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 9:00 am

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