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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles The Historic National Road series list.
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) and Stone Bridge Drive, on the right when traveling west on Baltimore National Pike. Marker is just east of the current U.S. 40 Conococheague Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); Wilson’s 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
Also see . . .
1. Wilson Bridge. (Submitted on November 18, 2006.)
2. Wilson's Bridge. (PDF) WA-V-001, National Register Form. (Submitted on October 30, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
3. Wilson Bridge. Route 40 Net. (Submitted on October 30, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,665 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 30, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 7, 8. submitted on November 1, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.