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many hospitality houses for travelers. Some dining areas of today’s Penn Alps Restaurant and Craft Shop (pennalps.com) were part of the stagecoach stop, Little Crossings Inn.
Nearby is Stanton’s Mill, a 1797 gristmill that still operates part time to this day, and the scenic Casselman River Bridge (dnr.maryland. gov/publiclands/Pages/western/casselman. aspx). At 80 feet, the bridge was the longest single arch stone bridge in America when built in 1813. In addition, there is a collection of log houses along the Historic National Road dating back to the early to mid-1800s.
Elsewhere in the county are a myriad of opportunities to delve into Native American and pioneer life, the Amish settlers who came in the 1830s and others who make up the rich fabric of Maryland’s westernmost county.
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