Near Granstville in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Castlemanís River Bridge
(Formerly “Little Youghiogeny")
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the The Historic National Road marker series.
Location. 39° 41.817′ N, 79° 8.554′ W. Marker is near Granstville, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is on Casselman Road near The National Pike (U.S. 40). Click for map. Casselman Road was the original alignment of the National Road leading to the bridge. It stops at the east end of the bridge where the marker can be found. Marker is in this post office area: Grantsville MD 21536, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The National Pike (within shouting distance of this marker); Casselman River Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); The Little Crossings (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stantonís Mill (about 700 feet away); Crash of a United States B-52 Bomber (approx. 0.3 miles away).
More about this marker. There are two identical
Casselman Road runs through the Spruce Forest & Artisan Village at Penn Alps just east of Granstvile. There is plenty of parking and plenty to see and do and buy. The Stonebow Inn Bed & Breakfast is a few feet from the marker and the Pennsylvania Dutch family-style Penn Alps Restaurant is worth the stop.
Also see . . .
1. Casselman River Bridge State Park.
2. Casselman's Bridge. Photos by David Denenberg on Bridgemeister.com.
3. Spruce Forest Artisan Village.
4. Penn Alps.
5. Historic Bridges of Maryland. Link to book at Amazon.com
Additional keywords. Casselman Bridge, National Road
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles •
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