Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
National Road Monument
200 Year Celebration and Dedication
Location. 39° 38.988′ N, 78° 45.891′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on Bridge Street (at milepost 0),. Click for map. Riverside Park. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Where the Road Began (here, next to this marker); Riverside Park (here, next to this marker); Fort Cumberland Trail (here, next to this marker); Col. Thomas Cresap (a few steps from this marker); George Washington at Willís Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Headquarters of George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old National Pike (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Joshua Fry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Cumberland.
Regarding National Road Monument. The monument was largely the work of Cumberland City Planner David Umling. Umling designed the monument.
Surrounding the monument is: A replica of a 1811 U. S. flag, with 15 stars and flags representing each state that the National Road passes through.
Categories. • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by A. Virginia Decker of Cumberland,, Maryland. This page has been viewed 89 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on , by A. Virginia Decker of Cumberland,, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 31, 2016.
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