The Highest Point on the National RoadYou have reached the highest point on the National Road. Here, in the far western mountains of Maryland is the backbone of eastern America. In 1817, the National Road construction crew took on the challenge of crossing this tough terrain by laying a crushed stone road surface and building a stone bridge over nearby Puzzley Run.
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|Series||This marker is part of the The Historic National Road series|
|Placed By||America's Byways|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 5:26pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 653336 N 4396682|
|Decimal Degrees||39.70623333, -79.21133333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 42.374', W 79° 12.68'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 42' 22.44" N, 79° 12' 40.80" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||301, 240|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6226 National Pike, Grantsville MD 21536, US|
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