Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The National Road
(Called The Cumberland Road)
Erected by the State Roads Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
Location. 39° 38.954′ N, 78° 49.039′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on National Highway (Maryland Route 40) west of Mary Court, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Spendelow Camp” (approx. 1.3 miles away); "Braddock's Road" (was approx. 1.8 miles away but has been reported missing. ); The First Iron Rails (approx. 1.9 miles away); The La Vale Toll House (approx. 2 miles away); First Toll Gate House (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
Also see . . . History of Route 40. (Submitted on July 20, 2006.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,222 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on March 3, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. 4. submitted on March 6, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.