Casselman's Bridge, National Road

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E of Grantsville on U.S. 40, Grantsville, Maryland

Stone arch bridge over Casselman River on Old US 40, east of Grantsville

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Photo taken by Jim Allen in August 2013

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Description 

The bridge was part of the earliest Federal highway project, the National Road. At completion, it had the largest stone arch in the United States. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, January 29, 1964

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000391
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Single arch
Areas of significance
Transportation; Communications
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Park
Period of significance
1800-1824
Significant year
1813

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2013: New photos from Jim Allen
  • September 4, 2012: New photos from Jim Allen
  • December 31, 2011: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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