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The National Road

Thu, 2013-04-18 16:42 -- administrator

The National Road, authorized by Congress in 1806, was the first interstate highway.

Unidentified Artist, American, 19th century, Watercolor and pen and ink on paper, Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800-1875, 60.859, Photograph (C) 2006 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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