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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
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) Touch for map. Marker is just east of the current U.S. 40 Conococheague Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America.
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); Wilsonís 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 which the bridge can be viewed.
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.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,536 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 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.