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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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A unique geologic feature along Highway 40 / Interstate 68.

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location: Maryland

date approved: 10/23/2019

last visited: never

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A historical marker is located in a parklet on Main Street (Maryland Route 144) in Hancock Town, Washington County, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: 7/20/2017

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A historical marker located at the Hancock WMRT Trailhead (Church Street) in Hancock Town, Washington County, Maryland

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location: Maryland

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: never

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A Historical marker is located at the Town Hill Overlook on National Pike (Maryland Route 144) in Washington County, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: 4/18/2014

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A Historical Marker located at the Rocky Gap State Park Visitors Center (12500 Pleasant Valley Road) in Allegany County, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: never

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Historic stone arch bridge on the National Road near Hagerstown, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/9/2014

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Marker giving some of the history of the National Road. Located in the Canal Place Heritage Area in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/14/2013

last visited: never

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Monument placed in commemoration of the bicentennial of the start of the National Road located near its start in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: 9/2/2016

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Historical marker giving history of the road at its start point in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: 9/28/2015

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Stone marker at the zero mile for the original alignment of the National Road in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: 9/28/2015

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Historical marker with information about the role that the National Road played in the development of Hagerstown, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/9/2014

last visited: 2/28/2015

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Erected in 1833, this unique seven-sided building was the first toll house on the Cumberland Road, later to become our National Road. See the photo gallery!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/14/2007

last visited: 1/28/2012

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Frostburg, Maryland, was once a important stop for travelers along the National Road in the 19th century. The city boasted luxury hotels with fine rooms and fine dining. Today, the National Road is still Frostburg's Main Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/30/2009

last visited: 4/23/2016

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A description of the completion of this section of the ORIGINAL National Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/10/2008

last visited: 7/15/2011

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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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On the National Road can be found this official Maryland State marker about the Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/16/2011

last visited: 12/12/2015

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Located atop Turner's Gap on the Old National Road, this historic tavern is in a beautiful setting.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/11/2008

last visited: 12/8/2015

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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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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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The Appalachian Trail, a major hiking route from Georgia to Maine designated a National Scenic Trail, crosses the Old National Pike at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: 12/12/2015

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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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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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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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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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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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