National Road

National Road (HM119)

Location: Grindstone, PA 15442 Fayette County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 59.304', W 79° 50.552'

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Our first national road; fathered by Albert Gallatin. Begun in 1811 at Cumberland, Md.; completed to Wheeling in 1818. Toll road under State control, 1835-1905. Rebuilt, it is present U.S. Route 40.
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Details
HM NumberHM119
Series This marker is part of the The Historic National Road series
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Marker Number2
Year Placed1948
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 1:36pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 598818 N 4427111
Decimal Degrees39.98840000, -79.84253333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 59.304', W 79° 50.552'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 59' 18.24" N, 79° 50' 33.12" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6404-6436 US-40, Grindstone PA 15442, US
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