Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The National Road
(Called The Cumberland Road)
Erected by the State Roads Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
Location. 39° 38.954′ N, 78° 49.039′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on National Highway (Maryland Route 40) west of Mary Court, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Spendelow Camp” (approx. 1.3 miles away); "Braddock's Road" (approx. 1.8 miles away); The First Iron Rails (approx. 1.9 miles away); The La Vale Toll House (approx. 2 miles away); First Toll Gate House (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cumberland.
Also see . . . History of Route 40. (Submitted on July 20, 2006.)
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