Erected by Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park - National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal series list.
Location. 38° 59.896′ N, 77° 14.915′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Potomac MD 20854, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Geologic Barrier (a few steps from this marker); Creating a National Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Great Falls Tavern (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Great Falls Tavern (about 800 feet away); Washington Aqueduct (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to Great Falls (approx. 0.2 miles away); Olmsted Island (approx. 0.2 miles away); People and the Potomac (approx. 0.3 miles away in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Potomac.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.