Ma & Pa Heritage Trail
The loss of the mail contract and the growth in the use of automobiles doomed the rail service. Mail and passenger service ended in 1954 and freight services ended in 1958. Some Pennsylvania sections remained in use until 1978.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1901.
Location. 39° 31.614′ N, 76° 22.055′ W. Marker is in Bel Air, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker can be reached from Ma & Pa Heritage Trail. Marker is about midway on this 4 mile section of the trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bel Air MD 21014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ma & Pa Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Ma & Pa Heritage Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Daybreak by Richard Goldsborough Brink
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 49 times this year. Last updated on June 28, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on August 11, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on September 15, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.