National Road Bicentennial Monument Time Capsule- Cumberland, Maryland
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 38.985 W 078° 45.887
17S E 691777 N 4391271
Quick Description: Time capsule inside monument placed in commemoration of the bicentennial of the start of the National Road located near its start in Cumberland, Maryland. The time capsule is to be opened in 200 years during quad-centennial of the National Road.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 11/9/2013 8:05:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMJEYQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 4

Long Description:

Text of monument:

National Road
1811

 This Monument Is Dedicated To The Eternal
Spirits Of Our  Forebears, Their Inspiration And
Determination To Begin Buildig Our Nation's
Public Infrastructure In Cumberland, Maryland
In 1811 Helped Secure Our Country's Growth And
Prosperity.  It Is Further Dedicated To Future
Generations Who Will Inherit Their Legacy. May
All Who Gaze Upon This Monument Be So Inspired
For The Betterment Of Our Nation.

Monument Design By David A. Umling, Cumberland City Planner
Monument Created By Corinthian Stoneworks & Design, Flintstone, MD

Mayor And City Council Of Cumberland, Maryland

Brian K. Grim, Mayor
Harold L. Hendershot, Councilman
David F. Kauffman, Councilman
Mary Beth Pirolozzi, Councilwoman
Niclolas J. Scarpella, Councilman

This Project Was Administered By The National Road Bicentennial Committee

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The Time Capsule Inside Was Sealed On May 3, 2011.  Opening On May 3, 2211.

Funding Fro This Monument Was Provided By A
National scenic Byways Program Grant Coordinated By
The Maryland State Highway Administration, Private Donations,
The Allegany County Historical Society, And The City Of Cumberland

Dedicated On Sunday June 10, 2012 

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