Rock Creek Park in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rock Creek Park
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Pierce Mill is 4.4 miles upstream from the Potomac River. Rock Creek meanders 33 miles from its source in Montgomery County, Maryland through suburban and densely populated urban areas until it reaches the Potomac River. From there the water continues to flow southeast 112 miles to the Chesapeake Bay and another 80 miles to the Atlantic Ocean.
Location. 38° 56.399′ N, 77° 3.095′ W. Marker is in Rock Creek Park, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Tilden Street Northwest west of Beach Drive Northwest, on the right when traveling west. The marker is on the grounds of Rock Creek Park-Pierce Mill unit, to the southeast of the Peirce Mill on the Western Ridge Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pierce Mill (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Machine in a Stone Box (within shouting distance of this marker); The Peirce Family Estate (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierce Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Peirce Still House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Orchards, Fields, Gardens, Pastures (about 300 feet away); Peirce Mill (about 300 feet away); Rock Creek's Mills (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rock Creek Park.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 563 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 3, 4. submitted on September 19, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 5. submitted on July 20, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.