Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The First Iron Rails
Erected by the State Roads Commission.
Location. 39° 40.168′ N, 78° 47.544′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on National Highway (U.S. 40) west of Mt. Savage Road NW (Maryland Route 36), on the right when traveling east. 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. “The Narrows” (approx. ¾ mile away); The Narrows (approx. ¾ mile away); Site of Bridge 1834 (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Braddock's Road" (approx. 1.5 miles away); Headquarters of George Washington (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cumberland.
Regarding The First Iron Rails. Mount Savage and its Foundry Row is 7.5 miles from this marker on Route 36.
Also see . . . First Iron Rail, C&P Railroad, Brick Yard, Union Mining Company. This is the official website for the town of Mt Savage. On it you will find much (Submitted on May 21, 2007, by Dennis Lashley of Mount Savage, Maryland.)
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