The Historic National Road in Ohio
—West Gate —The National Road crosses six states from Baltimore, Maryland to East st. Louis, Illinois. the road fulfilled the dreams of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson to build an all-weather route acros the Allegheny Mountains to connect the Eastern Seaboard with the Midwest.The road was conceived by Albert Gallatin, Secretary of the Treasury under Thomas Jefferson, and was authorized by Congress in 1806. The road was the nation's first federally funded interstate highway and opened the West for the movement of people and goods.
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|Series||This marker is part of the The Historic National Road series|
|Placed By||The Rodeo Shop and generous members of the Ohio National Road Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 701512 N 4413417|
|Decimal Degrees||39.84688333, -84.64463333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 50.813', W 84° 38.678'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 50' 48.78" N, 84° 38' 40.68" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 747-767 US-40, OH , US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|