The Road that
built a nation
Honoring the nations first highway system
National Road Museum
An era of transporation
Trolley Station Museum

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.

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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.

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