Near Brunswick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Boat captains called this "The Crooked Aqueduct" because of the sharp turns they had to negotiate upon entering and exiting. (Caption) The C&O Canal and the B&O Railroad struggled for transporting suprecmacy, especially here between Point of Rocks and Harpers Ferry. The boats are long gone, but the locomotives still echo through this valley - and on the same right-of-way.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 39° 18.664′ N, 77° 34.1′ W. Marker is near Brunswick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Touch for map. The marker is beside the C&O Canal Towpath on the eastern side of the aqueduct. Marker is in this post office area: Jefferson MD 21755, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stones Reunited (here, next to this marker); Aqueduct Stones The Beautiful Aqueduct (a few steps from this marker); Fall and Rise of an Aqueduct (a few steps from this marker); A Lockkeeper's Life (approx. 0.6 miles away); Abraham Lakin 2nd (approx. 1½ miles away); Lockhouse 28 (approx. 2.3 miles away); A Canal Home (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brunswick.
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2017, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 6, 2017, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.