Point of Rocks
A small village grew here in the early 1830’s which eventually took the name of the nearby geologic landmark. Considerable trade was done with neighbors from across the river in Virginia, desirous to send goods east via the transport lines.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal marker series.
Location. 39° 16.398′ N, 77° 32.382′ W. Marker is in Point of Rocks, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on Canal Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Point of Rocks MD 21777, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle at Point of Rocks (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Point of Rocks (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Point of Rocks (approx. 0.3 miles away); Loudoun County / Maryland (approx. half a mile away in Virginia);
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 454 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.