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by , SmarterTravel Staff - April 11, 2010
Maryland - Accident

Accident, Maryland

Two hours from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Western Maryland's picturesque Garret County, lies the small town of Accident. The name is a happy accident, a reference to an unexpected coincidence between surveying crews. The sleepy town's biggest draw is the historical Drane House, the oldest standing structure in the area. Nearby activities such as rafting and climbing programs from Adventure Sports Center International offer more reasons to check out the area.

(Photo: Garrett County Chamber of Commerce)

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