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Myersville in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Historic National Road

"The Road that Built the Nation"

 
 
The Historic National Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 15, 2018
1. The Historic National Road Marker
Inscription.  The Historic National Road — "The Road that Built the Nation" — parallels Interstate 70, connecting western settlements across the Appalachian Mountains with eastern ports since 1806.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the The Historic National Road series list.
 
Location. 39° 31.687′ N, 77° 36.295′ W. Marker is in Myersville, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from Dwight D. Eisenhower Highway (Interstate 70) south of Baltimore National Pike (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling east. Marker is embedded in the sidewalk at the South Mountain Eastbound Welcome Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Myersville MD 21773, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Underground Railroad (here, next to this marker); Explore Maryland as the Crucible of the Nation (here, next to this marker); Explore Maryland at the Crossroads of Conflict (here, next to this marker); Washington County (here, next
The Historic National Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 15, 2018
2. The Historic National Road Marker
to this marker); C&O Canal (here, next to this marker); Camp David (here, next to this marker); The Battle of Antietam (here, next to this marker); Explore Maryland In Search of Adventure (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Myersville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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