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


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#1 Steve_Colby

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Posted 05 August 2012 - 07:15 PM

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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Posted 05 August 2012 - 10:03 PM

Steve,

Good to see you back. You have been missed! How are you doing?

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 10:21 AM

Now THAT monument will be impossible to miss! Glad to see it. -Jim

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 11:49 AM

Dave,
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.

Steve

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 11:26 PM

Glad you're doing better. Th monument looks good. Looks like it's in the park with George's cabin and not in the island where the other marker is/was. True?

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 11:52 AM

Steve,,

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.

Dave

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