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New Monument Erected To Mark The Starting Point Of The Cumberland Road

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Long time no post.<g>

I wheeled over to Riverside Park, Cumberland, MD, June 10, 2012 to see the dedication of the new Cumberland National Road. monument. It took us about a 1-1/2 years to get the financing. Dignitaries from all of the CR states plus repres



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I'm doing better but I'm having a hard time walking due to balance problems. The monument's top mimics the Road mile markers. The base contains a 200 year time capsule.

I miss our forays out on the Road but I hopefully will be able to get back out there again.



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Glad things are better and hope they continue to improve.


My road trips have been curtailed by family responsibilities, so I am depending on the rest of the gang to continue to post good stuff.


I appreciate that you share your extensive knowledge, which I hope you will continue to do, even if it doesn’t involve a recent road trip.




Keep the Show on the Road!

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