Near Hancock in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Western Maryland Rail Trail
Little Pool is nearly one mile long and was formed by transferring the towpath from the mainland to an island in the Potomac River. A stop gate was located at the end of Little Pool so that it did not have to be drained during the winter.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 39° 41.028′ N, 78° 6.202′ W. Marker is near Hancock, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from Hollow Road south of Millstone Road (Maryland Route 615). Located on the Western Maryland Rail Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hancock MD 21750, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Millstone & Moffet Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Historic Bowles HouseA Work of Art (approx. 2.9 miles away); Comm. Bruce Clipp (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fort Mills (approx. 3.7 miles away); Three Eras of Transportation Side by Side (approx. 3.7 miles away); Railroad Siding & Coal Trestle (approx. 3.8 miles away); Hancock Presbyterian Church (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hancock.
Also see . . .
1. Western Maryland Rail Trail. Hancock Maryland Chamber of Commerce (Submitted on July 26, 2016.)
2. Western Maryland Rail Trail. State of Maryland Department of Natural Resources (Submitted on July 26, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2016, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2016, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.