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Thomas Viaduct

Levering Avenue, Elkridge, MD 21075, USA

Built in 1835, this bridge was part of the main railroad between Baltimore and Washington, which allowed boat and rail transport to move troops and supplies during the Civil War. It is the oldes multi-arched curved bridge in the world and is till in use. For more information on the Thomas Viaduct, please visit the library at the Elkridge Heritage Society, 5825 Main Street, Elkridge, MD 21075; (410) 796-3282.

 

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Directions

From I-95 take exit 41 (Route 175); go east to Route 1 (1 block); go north on Route 1 to Elkridge (about 5 miles). Go past Harbor Tunnel Highway sign, turn at next left, and follow signs for Patapsco State Park (road goes under the viaduct).

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Admission Fee

Free

Hours

Daily: Sunrise to sunset

Phone

410-313-1900

Website

http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=127 »

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