Cumberland Road

Cumberland Road
Камберлендская дорога. Первая в США дорога, построенная на федеральные средства (отсюда ее другое название — Национальная дорога (National Road). Первый ее участок, от г. Камберленда в штате Мэриленд до Уилинга (Wheeling) на р. Огайо, штат Западная Виргиния, был закончен к 1818 г. Затем дорога прошла через Иллинойс и далее на запад, вплоть до Сент-Луиса на р. Миссисипи. Была основным путем передвижения переселенцев на запад и северо-запад.

Америка через американизмы. — М.: «Высшая школа». . 1982.

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  • Cumberland Road — ▪ highway, United States also called  National Road,         first federal highway in the United States and for several years the main route to what was then the Northwest Territory. Built (1811–37) from Cumberland, Md. (western terminus of a… …   Universalium

  • Cumberland (disambiguation) — Cumberland is one of the historic counties of England. Cumberland may also refer to: Contents 1 Places 2 Other geographical features 3 …   Wikipedia

  • Cumberland County Schools — (CCS) is a school district encompassing the entirety of Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Cumberland County Schools headquarters are located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Cumberland County Schools has schools located in all… …   Wikipedia

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  • Cumberland, Edmonton — For other uses of Cumberland, see Cumberland (disambiguation). Cumberland is a residential neighbourhood in the Palisades area of north west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. According to the 2001 federal census, substantially all residential… …   Wikipedia

  • Cumberland — /kum beuhr leuhnd/, n. 1. a former county in NW England, now part of Cumbria. 2. a town in N Rhode Island. 27,069. 3. a city in NW Maryland, on the Potomac River. 25,933. 4. a river flowing W from SE Kentucky through N Tennessee into the Ohio… …   Universalium

  • Cumberland Narrows — ▪ gorge, United States       scenic gorge 1,000 feet (305 metres) deep in Allegany county, northwestern Maryland, U.S., just northwest of Cumberland city. Cut by Wills Creek, it provides a natural east west gateway, located between Wills and… …   Universalium

  • Cumberland County (Illinois) — Das Cumberland Courthouse in Toledo, gelistet im NRHP Nr. 81000220[1] Verwaltung US Bundes …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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