The Rivalry BeginsEllicott City's Main Street is the NationalPike, part of the road system that movedAmericans west. Only two decades after theroad was constructed, a new transportationrival appeared. In 1831, America's firstrailroad, the Baltimore & Ohio, introducedsteam engines to the Patapsco River Valley.The rivalry between the road and therailroad came together here.
|Series||This marker is part of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) series, and the The Historic National Road series.|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 6:27pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 345150 N 4348029|
|Decimal Degrees||39.26778333, -76.79500000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 16.067', W 76° 47.7'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 16' 4.02" N, 76° 47' 42.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||202, 410, 443, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 8019-8035 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City MD 21043, US|
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