On This Site in 1844

On This Site in 1844 (HM25MK)

Location: Mount Savage, MD 21545 Allegany County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 41.715', W 78° 52.817'

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On this site in 1844 were rolled the first iron rails made in the United States. For this technological achievement, the Mount Savage Iron Works was awarded a silver medal by the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia

This plaque was dedicated in 1994 by the Western Maryland Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society
HM NumberHM25MK
Year Placed1994
Placed ByThe Western Maryland Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, February 23rd, 2018 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 681747 N 4396081
Decimal Degrees39.69525000, -78.88028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 41.715', W 78° 52.817'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 41' 42.9" N, 78° 52' 49.02" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15900 MD-36, Mount Savage MD 21545, US
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