National Road - Hopwood, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
N 39° 52.334 W 079° 41.913
17S E 611299 N 4414386
Quick Description: A brief description of the importance of the National Road in Hopwood, Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 7/30/2013 12:12:43 PM
Waymark Code: WMHP9G
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 5

Long Description:
In a little roadside park at the southern entrance to Hopwood, Pennsylvania, this historical marker reads as follows:

NATIONAL ROAD
From the creation of
the National Road in
1806 until the advent
of the railroads in
the 1850s, thousands
of travellers crossed
Chestnut Ridge bet-
ween the East and Mid-
west. Founded in 1791,
Hopwood was a major
resting stop for traf-
fic in both directions.
Marker Name: National Road

County: Fayette

Date Dedicated: 5/19/1996

Marker Type: City

Location: US 40 (Bus.) at Fairchance Rd., Hopwood (in front of Hopwood Fire Dept.)

Category: Government & Politics, Railroads, Roads, Transportation

Website: Not listed

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