"Father of the Interstate Highway System"In August 1973, the U.S. Congress designated a cross-country stretch of Interstate as the "Dwight D. Eisenhower Highway," in tribute to President Eisenhower's early recognition of the need for a national network of highways to enhance the mobility of a growing nation. His dream originated in 1919 on an Army convoy from Washington, D.C., to San Francisco, California, a journey that took 62 days.
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|Placed By||The American Traffic Safety Services Association and the Road Information Program|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 11:50pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 276391 N 4378226|
|Decimal Degrees||39.52460000, -77.60148333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 31.476', W 77° 36.089'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 31' 28.56" N, 77° 36' 5.34" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||304, 301, 240|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4835 I-70, Myersville MD 21773, US|
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