Tag: milestones

  • Indiana National Road milestones

    Milestones were placed along much of the National Road; many original milestones (and some replicas) still stand in Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio. But for some reason, only two milestones still stand in Indiana. The first is one mile east of Centerville, four and a half miles west of Richmond, and nine miles west […]

  • This post about the National Road in Pennsylvania is brought to you by the letter S

    I have this writer/artist friend who tries to get my engineering-school-educated roadgeek goat by saying things like, “Bridges are named after people who stir the soul, the poets and the artists! That’s why you never see bridges named after engineers!” In response, I usually make pshh noises and say things like, “Seeing his design built […]

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