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

Site of Bridge 1834

 
 
Site of Bridge 1834 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, October 20, 2007
1. Site of Bridge 1834 Marker
Inscription.
Built by
Thomas Fealy
Lieut. Jno. Pickell
U.S. Engineer
H. M. Pettit
Assít Supdít.

 
Erected 1955 by City of Cumberland Bicentennial.
 
Location. 39° 39.769′ N, 78° 46.856′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on National Highway (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10307 National Highway, Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Narrows (a few steps from this marker); “The Narrows” (a few steps from this marker); The First Iron Rails (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Braddock's Road" (approx. one mile away); Headquarters of George Washington (approx. 1.1 miles away); Allegany County Library (approx. 1.1 miles away); Allegany County (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Parade Ground of Fort Cumberland (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsRoads & Vehicles
 
Side view of marker, looking north image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
2. Side view of marker, looking north
"The Narrows" marker can be seen in distance.
The new bridge image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
3. The new bridge
This 1930s bridge replaced the stone bridge referred to on the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,353 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 23, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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