Near Hagerstown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Link Between East and West
Placed on National Historic Register, 1982.
Erected by the Washington County Historical Society; the Maryland Historical Society; and the Washington County Committee, Maryland Historical Trust.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
Location. 39° 39.449′ N, 77° 50.763′ W. Marker is near Hagerstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Baltimore National Pike (U.S. 40) Click for map. Marker is just east of the current U.S. 40 Conococheague Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Wilson Bridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wilsonís Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); “The Bank Road” (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 1.1 miles away).
More about this marker. One of the few Maryland roadside markers of this style with only one face. Back of marker is blank.
Regarding Wilson Bridge. Just beyond the marker is Wilson Bridge Park with parking and picnic tables under trees and a grassy bank along the river from which the bridge can be viewed.
Also see . . .
1. Wilson Bridge Collapse, 1983. (Submitted on November 18, 2006.)
2. Wilson Bridge. (Submitted on November 18, 2006.)
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,356 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.