Historic National Road - Pennsylvania
Length: 90.0 mi / 144.8 km
Time to Allow: Two hours to drive or two days to enjoy this byway.
The Historic National Road is the Nation's first federally funded highway. Opening westward expansion, it became a transportation corridor for goods and people, creating the great cultural diversity we treasure. Visitors experience a physical timeline -- classic inns, toll houses, diners, and motels that trace 200 years of American history.
The Historic National Road is promoted by the FHWA and the six state National Road Associations, who desire to enhance, promote and protect its unique resources.
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The Historic National Road was the nation's first federally funded interstate highway. It opened the nation to the west and became a corridor for the movement of goods and people. Today, visitors experience a physical timeline, including classic inns, tollhouses, diners, and motels that trace 200 years of American history.