An engineering marvel for early AmericaIn 1800, travelers expected to ford rivers or use ferries that were slow and often risky in bad weather. The Baltimore and Frederick-Town Turnpike Company, building the first leg of the National Road in 1805, set out to revolutionize American roads. One of the results was an amazing five-arch stone bridge across the Monocacy River.
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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||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 12:52pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 294766 N 4364441|
|Decimal Degrees||39.40508333, -77.38365000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 24.305', W 77° 23.019'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 24' 18.30" N, 77° 23' 1.14" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||301, 410, 240|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1501 E Patrick St, Frederick MD 21701, US|
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