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Photographer: Craig Swain
Taken: November 3, 2007
Caption: White's Ferry Signs
Additional Description: On the Maryland and Virginia sides of the ferry, these signs call notice to the historical aspects of the ferry while re-assuring travelers of safe operation:
Take Notice
This Historic Public Ferry Service
was first authorized by an act of
the general assembly of Maryland
entered January the 19th, 1782 and
continues service for your convenience
and pleasure.

It is the only public ferry operating
on the Potomac River or its tributaries
and is still in private ownership.

The General Jubal A. Early
is regularly inspected and certified
by the U.S. Coast Guard.

Thank you for your patronage.
White's Ferry, Inc.

Submitted: December 5, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p11356
File Size: 0.992 Megabytes

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