Bringing Farm Products to Maryland's Great ValleyFollowing Jonathan Hager's arrival in 1739, German and Scots-Irish immigrants settled in Maryland's Great Valley, developing prosperous farms. By the mid 1790's,agriculture was booming and the region needed a way to get its products to market. Community leaders proposed construction of a good road from Hagerstown to Baltimore.
|Series||This marker is part of the The Historic National Road series|
|Placed By||America's Byways|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 9:57am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 266617 N 4391605|
|Decimal Degrees||39.64241667, -77.71978333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 38.545', W 77° 43.187'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 38' 32.70" N, 77° 43' 11.22" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||240, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6 N Potomac St, Hagerstown MD 21740, US|
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