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Mount Savage in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

On This Site in 1844

 
 
On This Site in 1844 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 23, 2018
1. On This Site in 1844 Marker
Inscription. On this site in 1844 were rolled the first iron rails made in the United States. For this technological achievement, the Mount Savage Iron Works was awarded a silver medal by the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia

This plaque was dedicated in 1994 by the Western Maryland Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society
 
Erected 1994 by The Western Maryland Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 41.715′ N, 78° 52.817′ W. Marker is in Mount Savage, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Mount Savage Road (Maryland Route 36) and New Row Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Savage MD 21545, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Honor of the Sons and Daughters of Mount Savage (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Savage Iron Works (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frostburg (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Frostburg (approx. 3.3 miles away); Coal Mining (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad
On This Site in 1844 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 23, 2018
2. On This Site in 1844 Marker
(approx. 3.3 miles away); The National Road (approx. 3.4 miles away); Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad Depot (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Savage.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 23, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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