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U.S. Route 40 stretches 3,022 miles across the United States. It consists of several different roads and projects which, over the years, have added up to create the present day highway. This category is to mark historical locations and pieces of Americana along this road.
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U.S. 40 - The National RoadThe Famous Jug Bridge - Frederick, MD

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In 1808, a stone bridge was constructed just east of Frederick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/20/2012

last visited: 8/14/2014

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U.S. 40 - The National Road77 miles to Wheeling WV - Farmington, PA

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This mile marker is located on the east side of US 40 just west of Fort Necessity NP in Farmington, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/26/2012

last visited: 9/25/2012

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadDelaware Memorial Bridge - New Castle, DE (Pennsville Township, NJ)

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The Delaware Memorial Bridge is how route 40 goes across the Delaware river into New Jersey. New Jersey is the last state that route 40 is in before ending in Atlantic City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 7/21/2012

last visited: 5/30/2015

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadBlaine Hill S-Bridge, Blaine, Ohio

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Blaine Hill S-Bridge, Blaine (Belmont Co), Ohio

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Ohio

date approved: 4/22/2012

last visited: 9/28/2013

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadNew Castle County Airport - New Castle, DE

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This is a small airport in the middle of New Castle Delaware, off of route 40.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 3/9/2012

last visited: 11/15/2006

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadGiant Rocking Chair - Woodstown, NJ

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This is the largest rocking chair I have seen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/9/2012

last visited: 3/9/2012

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadLawnside Archway - Woodstown, NJ

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This archway marks the main entrance to the Historic Lawnside Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/9/2012

last visited: 3/9/2012

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadRodeo Muffler Man - Woodstown, NJ

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This muffler man is off highway 40.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/9/2012

last visited: 10/10/2014

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadWoodstown Diner - Woodstown, NJ

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This diner is in the heart of Woodstown off of highway 40.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/9/2012

last visited: 3/9/2012

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadGreat Egg Harbor River - Mays Landing, NJ

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This New Jersy Historical Marker has no text even though it has the offical symbol. This is the last river that route 40 crosses before heading into Atlantic City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/5/2012

last visited: 4/10/2008

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadThe Old Washington "S" Bridge - Old Washington, OH

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The Old Washington "S" Bridge on the Old National Road in Ohio is registered as a National Historic Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/3/2012

last visited: 8/29/2004

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadMiddletown in the Civil War - Middletown, MD

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In 1962, the Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission released and erected a series of official Maryland markers to commemorate specific events revolving about the Civil War. The Battle of South Mountain & other events are mentioned in the marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/21/2012

last visited: 7/15/2011

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadThe Middletown Civil War Interpretives - Middletown, MD

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Two Official Maryland Civil War Trail Interpretives grace the National Road/Route 40/West Main Street at the Middletown Historic District. There are three total markers here, all having to do with Middletown's participation in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/21/2012

last visited: 7/15/2011

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadTurner's Pass Tablets - Boonsboro, MD

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At Turner's Gap, there are six cast iron tablets describing the battle which were placed along the National Road in 1897. The tablets were moved to a safer distance from the road in 1987, now thirty-four feet from the edge of the road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/13/2012

last visited: 12/8/2015

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadEthyl’s Wildwood Smokehouse and Saloon - O'fallon MO

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The Highway 40 was built here in 1923. Ethyl’s Wildwood Smokehouse and Saloon located in O'fallon MO an eating and drinking establishment since 1926.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/2/2012

last visited: 11/4/2013

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadRoseville, CA Placer County

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Before the freeway, the old U S 40 (now I-80) came through here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 12/28/2011

last visited: 12/14/2015

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadDahlgren Chapel - Middletown/Boonsboro, MD

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Middletown was a Route 40 town. There is perhaps no more iconic site set upon the Nat'l Road in these parts then the Old Stone Church, aka the Dahlgren Chapel. The Gothic style Dahlgren Chapel sits atop South Mountain, a Civil War site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/1/2011

last visited: 12/8/2015

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadMaryland Civil War Trails Series Interpretives (3) - Middletown, MD

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This being a hot bed of Civil War activity, interpretives and historical markers are strewn about everywhere, but no more noticeable than the Old National Road, especially here in Middletown. These three beautiful interpretives overlook Route 40.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/30/2011

last visited: 12/8/2015

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadBraddock-Washington Monument - Middletown, MD

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This monument is located on the Old National Pike/Route 40 and features relief pictures of General Edward Braddock and his aide Lieutenant Colonel George Washington. Plenty of parking is available for easy access.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/29/2011

last visited: 7/3/2011

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadBoones Lick, aka Hwy 40, St. Louis, Missouri

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What was once a faint trail that settlers traveled to purchase salt from the Boone's brothers, later became Highway 40.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/17/2011

last visited: 7/5/2014

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadPhone Town Communication Center - Phoneton, OH

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This building along US 40 is part of what was once a major AT&T relay site. The local community became known as "Phone Town".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/10/2011

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadSixty Miles to Baltimore - Boonsboro. Maryland

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A perfectly placed stone post accurately surveys Baltimore as 60 miles away can be found on Route 40 - the National Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/17/2011

last visited: 7/5/2013

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadMiddletown “Middle of What?” - Middletown, MD

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Here is an official National Road historic marker that is part of the The Historic National Road marker series located in the center of this beautiful town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/1/2011

last visited: 7/15/2011

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadReno Monument - Middletown, MD

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An official Maryland State marker can br found on Route 40, on the way to Antietam, a harbinger of events to come......

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/1/2011

last visited: 7/5/2014

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadZion Lutheran Church - Middletown, MD

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This historical church of over 150 years old was an important field hospital during the Civil War and can be found where else but the National Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/1/2011

last visited: 7/3/2014

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