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U.S. 40 - The National Road
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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 RoadPennsylvania-West Virginia Boarder

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Border between Pennsylvania and West Virginia along the old allignment of the Cumberland Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kbarhow

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: 8/11/2011

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadThe Madonna of the Trail, Wheeling, WV

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This is the second dedicated Madonna statue. One of twelve, it was dedicated on July 7, 1928.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kbarhow

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: 10/2/2013

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadThe National Pike, Wheeling, WV

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Historic sign on the east side of Wheeling, WV listing the the history of the National Pike that runs beside it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kbarhow

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: 10/2/2013

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadNational Road Mile Marker - Friendshill Hill - Point Marion, PA

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This marker is now located in the house/museum at Friendship Hill National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/31/2009

last visited: 9/25/2012

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadOld Stone Arch Bridge - Marshall, IL

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A bridge built specifically for the National Road in 1828.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/22/2009

last visited: 3/3/2010

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadUte Trail Motel - Hot Sulpher springs, Colorado

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The UTE Trail Motel has seen it's day, but is still open in Hot Sulpher Springs, Colorado

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GT.US

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/27/2009

last visited: 5/13/2013

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadGeneral Braddock's Grave

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Along US Route 40, and as part of Fort Necessity National Battlefield Park, stands a monument marking the grave of British General Edward Braddock. One of the incarnations of this stretch of US Route 40 was Braddock's Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/30/2009

last visited: 9/25/2012

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadClabber Girl Baking Powder - Terre Haute, IN

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Built in the 1930's as part of a nationwide sales campaign, this billboard on US40 east of Terre Haute is a landmark. And it is about five minutes to the downtown on US40/Wabash Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Indiana

date approved: 2/25/2009

last visited: 9/9/2013

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadBoone's Lick Road - Drover's Inn - Williamsburg, MO

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Drover's Inn marker along the historic Boone's Lick Road. This marker, out of all markers, is in the worst shape. I hope that attention can be drawn to it and it's condition improved.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/11/2009

last visited: 10/26/2006

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadBoone's Lick Road - Danville (1834) - Danville, MO

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Danville marker along the historic Boone's Lick Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/11/2009

last visited: 6/15/2014

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadVandalia Statehouse, Vandalia, Illinois

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The Vandalia Statehouse was the western most terminus of the National Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/12/2009

last visited: 10/18/2014

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadNegro Mountain- The Highest Point on the National Road

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Nemesis, a black frontiersman, was killed here while fighting Indians with Maryland frontiersman, Thomas Cresap, in the 1750s. Legend tells us that he had a premonition of his death. In his honor, they named this mountain after him.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kbarhow

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/30/2008

last visited: 6/14/2014

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadDixie Motel, on the Mason Dixon Line

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Old six room motel located at the bend of the road, on top of the hill. The Mason Dixon line is right behind it and you can see the old monument and stone pile. The motel was built in 1950.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kbarhow

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/30/2008

last visited: 5/10/2010

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadThe Old Braddock Road, Chalkhill, PA

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A remaining portion of the Old Braddock Road, which followed Nemacolin's Trail. Braddock and his men cut a wider trail on their way to attack the French near Pittsburgh. He was ambushed and mortally wounded before he got there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kbarhow

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/30/2008

last visited: 5/26/2012

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadAddison Toll House, Addison, PA

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Former toll house for the Cumberland Road, which became part of the National Road. One of two remaining structures in Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kbarhow

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/29/2008

last visited: 9/20/2009

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadIndiana - Site of Masonic Well

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Site of Masonic Well, near the Indianapolis International Airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/14/2008

last visited: 9/8/2014

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadBoone's Lick Road - Naylor Store - Dardenne Prairie, MO

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Naylor Store waypoint along the historic Boone's Lick Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/10/2008

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadMount Washington Tavern, US Route 40, Farmington PA

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Mount Washington Tavern, now part of the Fort Necessity National Battlefield, was a home built by Judge Nathaniel Ewing in about 1827. It later became a stage stop and tavern that served travelers on the National Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/18/2008

last visited: 9/25/2012

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadBarbara Fritchie Restaurant - Frederick MD

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The Barbara Fritchie Restaurant in Frederick MD has long been a local landmark and roadsign for good eats. The restaurant is located just west of the city of Frederick on US 40. Look for the Giant Candy Cane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/11/2008

last visited: 7/5/2014

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadGreenville Service Co. - Greenville, IL

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Built as a service station in 1922.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/1/2008

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadThe Archer House - Marshall, IL

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Since 1841, comfort for the Cumberland Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/28/2008

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadEast Colfax Avenue - Denver, Colorado

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U.S. 40 runs through Denver, CO. Today it is known as East Colfax Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Min Dawg

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/25/2008

last visited: 8/3/2014

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadGovernor's Mansion - Sacramento, CA

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Governors mansion on historic Route 40.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/24/2008

last visited: 5/31/2014

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadAubern Methodist Church and Veterans Memorial, Clark Center, IL

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About 50 feet off US-40 in this out of the way village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/14/2008

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadOld Trails Insurance Building, Indianapolis, In

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Lovely old Art Deco style building located on the route of the National Road in Indianapolis, IN. Indian motif in terra cotta at the entry and on the facade. Built in 1928.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kbarhow

location: Indiana

date approved: 8/11/2008

last visited: 9/7/2014

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