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Baltimore-Southern Maryland Trunk Line

 
 
Baltimore-Southern Maryland Trunk Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 19, 2008
1. Baltimore-Southern Maryland Trunk Line Marker
Inscription.
Baltimore-Southern Maryland Trunk Line
Robert Crain Highway

At this point construction was started 1922.
 
Location. 38° 48.924′ N, 76° 45.251′ W. Marker is in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Crain Highway and Main Street (Maryland Route 725), in the median on Old Crain Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Upper Marlboro MD 20772, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marlborough (a few steps from this marker); Thomas John Claggett, D.D. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); British Disgrace (about 500 feet away); The Site of the Residence of Dr. William Beanes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marlboro Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Turn of Events (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. William Beanes (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Beanes (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Upper Marlboro.
 
Regarding Baltimore-Southern Maryland Trunk Line. Originally known as the Baltimore-Southern Maryland Trunk Line, it was renamed Robert Crain Highway after its most fervent supporter. Ground was broken for this concrete-paved highway on September 30, 1922. The highway
Baltimore-Southern Maryland Trunk Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 19, 2008
2. Baltimore-Southern Maryland Trunk Line Marker
made travel speedy and convenient for both farmers transporting goods to Baltimore, and for passengers doing business or visiting southern Maryland. Many parts of the original roadway have been bypassed and renamed Old Crain Highway, including the stretch through the town of Upper Marlboro where this marker is located.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles
 
Baltimore-Southern Maryland Trunk Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 2, 2004
3. Baltimore-Southern Maryland Trunk Line Marker
Marker approaching from Main Street image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 21, 2007
4. Marker approaching from Main Street
Marker approaching from Old Crain Highway image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 21, 2007
5. Marker approaching from Old Crain Highway
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,035 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3, 4, 5. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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