Cabin John in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
The new deal programs largely ended in 1942, with the onset of World War II, However, their work set a precedent of preserving canal resources while developing recreational opportunities accessible to everyone. Without their hard work, this park would not be what it is today. Experience this legacy of stewardship by visiting Lockhouse 10.
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, and the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
Location. 38° 58.335′ N, 77° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8250 Clara Barton Parkway, Cabin John MD 20818, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. At All Hours (within shouting distance of this marker); Drop Gate Locks (within shouting distance of this marker); Swing-Gate Locks (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lock-Keepers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cabin John (approx. one mile away); Early Blacksmith Shop (approx. 1½ miles away); A Life of Service (approx. 1½ miles away); Clara Barton House (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cabin John.
More about this marker. Marker on Chesapeake and Ohio Canal towpath at Lock 10, accessible from the Clara Barton Parkway eastbound.
Categories. • African Americans • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels •
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 11, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 7, 8, 9. submitted on July 12, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.