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Find or sell your treasure at the annual Maryland National Road Yard Sale

April 30, 2015

Be a Maryland Picker – Find Your Treasure on the Maryland Historic National Road May 8 – 17, 2015 For Immediate Release West Friendship, Maryland – Enjoy the “thrill of the hunt” by attending or participating in Maryland’s longest continuous yard sale. From Baltimore to Garrett County, yard and sidewalk sales will take place along […]

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City of Frederick Considers Move of Historic Jug Bridge Demijohn Monument

March 21, 2014

For over 130 years, from 1808 to 1942, a very unique stone arch bridge carried everything from horse and buggy, Civil War troops, and finally automobiles over the Monocacy River just east of Frederick. Then suddenly, the bridge collapsed into the river on March 3, 1942. The bridge consisted of two 65 foot span carried […]

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Maryland National Road Launches New Website

January 10, 2013

New Website Promotes the Maryland Historic National Road For Immediate Release WEST FRIENDSHIP (December 28, 2012) – The Maryland National Road Association is pleased to launch a new website that promotes the Maryland Historic National Road. The site is formatted in both desktop and mobile formats. Educators, historians and byway travelers will be fascinated […]

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Casselman River Bridge 200th birthday

December 28, 2012

Planning has begun for a weekend celebrating the 200th birthday of the Casselman River Bridge in Grantsville, MD.  Located along the original route of the National Road, the Casselman Bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a technological wonder of its time; it was the largest single-span bridge in America with […]

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