Verrazano Bridge

Verrazano Bridge (HM1XH)

Location: Berlin, MD 21811 Worcester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 14.842', W 75° 9.126'

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Named in 1976 for the courageous Florentine navigator, Giovanni da Verrazano (c. 1485-1528.) In the ship La Dauphine under a commission from King Francis I of France, he explored the Atlantic coastline of North America in the spring of 1524, searching in vain for a rout to Asia. In the crew of 50 was his brother, the map maker Girolamo da Verrazano. Some historians believe the navigator came ashore near here, calling the land Arcadia because of the beauty of the trees.
HM NumberHM1XH
Placed ByMaryland Department of Transportation and Maryland Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 9:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 486691 N 4233272
Decimal Degrees38.24736667, -75.15210000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 14.842', W 75° 9.126'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 14' 50.52" N, 75° 9' 7.56" W
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Area Code(s)443, 410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 102 MD-611, Berlin MD 21811, US
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