Near Dickerson in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal
Erected by the United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service; the Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal series list.
Location. 39° 9.291′ N, 77° 31.016′ W. Marker is near Dickerson, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Whites Ferry Road (Maryland Route 107) and River Road, on the left when traveling west on Whites Ferry Road. Marker is at White’s Ferry. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. White’s Ferry (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named White’s Ferry (about 400 feet away); 1862 Antietam Campaign (about 400 feet away); The Confederate Monument (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dickerson.
1. White’s Ferry Fares
Fare for automobiles is $3 one way or $5 round trip. Pedestrians and bicyclists 50¢ each. Ferry operates year-round (except when the river floods or freezes solid), but the restaurant, gift and convenience shop is only open during the six summer months.
2017 Toll Ferry - Cash Only Cars One Way: $5.00 Cars Roundtrip: $8.00 Motorcycles: $3.00 Bicycle: $2.00 Pedestrian: $1.00 Trucks: Varies
— Submitted January 13, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,482 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 13, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 5. submitted on December 7, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.