built a nation
Discover the Historic National Road
We invite you to take a journey along a ribbon of roadway known as the first federally funded highway in the United States. A romance between scenic brilliance and stunning history reveals itself along the Historic National Road Scenic Byway delighting all who travel it from Baltimore, Maryland to Vandalia, Illinois.
The National Road Museum
Currently under development, the National Road Museum celebrates American achievement in transportation and communication, and the pioneering public works project that built a nation.
Boonsboro Trolley Station Museum
Learn more about the Hagerstown and Frederick Railway at Washington County’s last standing trolley station.