National Road Marker Between Wheeling, W. Va. and Washington, Pa

Identifier:
031389
Collection Number:
A&M 927, Summers Family Papers
Title:
National Road Marker Between Wheeling, W. Va. and Washington, Pa
Date:
1951
Description:
'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.'
Subjects:
Historic Markers., Historical markers--Pennsylvania.
Personal Names:
Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849.
Geographic:
Cumberland Road.
Acquisition Method:
Acquired
Medium:
print
Projects:
West Virginia History OnView