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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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One of many historical markers at Iron Hill Park in Newark, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/28/2023

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadPatapsco Valley State Park - Ellicott City, MD

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Maryland's first state park is also home to Maryland oldest active geocache.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/28/2023

last visited: 1/29/2023

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadOld Bank Road Toll House - Hancock, MD

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This was a toll house along the National Road. It has gone through several owners and is now owned by the town of Hancock to be preserved as a historic structure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/30/2022

last visited: 1/6/2023

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadSophia's Dairy - Belcamp, MD

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A historic home in Belcamp, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/27/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadThe Historic National Road - The Road That Built The Nation - Myersville MD

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Today, you can trace that same path along the Historic National Road. Discover the places, events and stories that shaped this nation. To have your own adventure, stop by any Welcome Center or local visitor center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/20/2022

last visited: 10/14/2022

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadNew Market -A New Town for a New Road - New Market MD

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New Market was soon a major stop on a public road. After 1805, the “all weather” Baltimore and Frederick-Town Turnpike became the first leg of the National Road. During the next three decades, over three million travelers used the road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/20/2022

last visited: 10/22/2022

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadJacob Engelbrecht -A Frederick Diarist on the National Road - Frederick MD

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In 1826, Jacob Engelbrecht moved to the house across the street near Carroll Creek. He began reporting on the National Road cavalcade that was going by his front door. His priceless diary recorded everything he saw.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/20/2022

last visited: 11/13/2022

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadMiller's Tavern & Spickler's Buggy Factory - Clear Spring MD

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The Miller Hotel was one of the most popular destinations along the National Road in Washington County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/20/2022

last visited: 10/15/2022

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadNew Lisbon-Servicing Travelers on the National Pike - Lisbon, MD

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“New Lisbon” was established by Quaker Caleb Pancoast in 1802, who saw both need and opportunity to service travelers along the length of the National Pike.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/20/2022

last visited: 10/22/2022

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadA Road Nurtures A Vision-The Historic National Road and Clear Spring - Clear Spring MD

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In 1821, Martin Myers chose a site that straddled a “clear spring” at the foot of Fairview Mountain. Fifteen years later the town was called “Clear Spring” and its 700 thriving inhabitants provided services for travelers on the National Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/15/2022

last visited: 10/14/2022

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadWilson’s Store-Store of Three Wonders - Clear Spring MD

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Originally opened by Rufus Wilson in 1850, the store remained in continuous operation for National Road travelers until it closed in 1975.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/15/2022

last visited: 10/15/2022

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadDwight D. Eisenhower Statue - Topeka, KS

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Statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower on the Capitol grounds in Topeka, Kansas.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 8/4/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadSchramm Chevrolet Company - Wentzville, MO

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Built as an auto dealership, became a gas station when dealership moved into new building (still in use). Building was Wilcoxen Office Supply in the 1980s and 90s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/25/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadFull Service Gas Station - Wentzville, MO

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When I moved into the area (1964) this was a florists, the best florist in the area. And Pearce Blvd. was still US-40 business. Hwy 40 was routed on Pearce Blvd. in 1924 from Old Hwy 61 through town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/3/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National Road(Former) Citizens Bank - Wentzville, MO

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Was a bank for many years, parking to the west, and a large lot across Linn Ave. to the east, when at ATM facility was at one time for this bank.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/3/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadService Station - Wentzville, MO

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Pearce Blvd, was US-40 before 1940s, and was the US-40 business from the 40's to the 1960's., when I-70 was built south of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/3/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadLincoln School - Wentzville, MO

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Pearce Blvd was US-40 up through the 1950s .. . today US-40 stays with I-70 just south of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/2/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadCrucible of the Nation - Myersville, MD

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One of many interpretive signs at the South Mountain Welcome Center along I-70 westbound.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/9/2022

last visited: 4/9/2022

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadMason Dixon 79 Milestone - Elkton, MD / Newark, DE

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An original Mason-Dixon stone located along Highway 40 between Elkton, Maryland and Newark, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 2/7/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadPencader Heritage Museum - Newark, DE

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A museum near the site of the Battle of Cooch's Bridge located in Newark, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/30/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadBattle of Cooch's Bridge - Newark, DE

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A Delaware State Marker indicating the site of an American Revolution battle, the only one fought on Delaware soil.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/30/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadPennsylvania Railroad Watchman's Shed - Aberdeen, MD

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A historic shed in Aberdeen, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/30/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadFailingers Hotel Gunter - Frostburg MD

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Hotel Gunter located at 11 West Main Street, U.S. 40, Frostburg MD. It had his grand opening on New Year's Day 1897.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/17/2022

last visited: 1/29/2022

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadPatapsco National Bank - Ellicott City, MD

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A historic former bank in downtown Ellicott City, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/15/2022

last visited: 7/20/2022

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadThe Ellicott - Ellicott City, MD

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A vintage movie theater in downtown Ellicott City, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/15/2022

last visited: 1/30/2022

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