National Road

National Road (HM543)

Location: Washington, PA 15301 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 8.998', W 80° 19.68'

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Our first national road; fathered by Albert Gallatin. Begun in 1811 at Cumberland, Md.; completed to Wheeling in 1818. Toll road under State control, 1835-1905. Rebuilt, it is present U.S. Route 40.
HM NumberHM543
Series This marker is part of the The Historic National Road series
Year Placed1948
Placed ByThe Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 11:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 557236 N 4444618
Decimal Degrees40.14996667, -80.32800000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 8.998', W 80° 19.68'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 8' 59.88" N, 80° 19' 40.80" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3604-3622 US-40, Washington PA 15301, US
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