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Georgetown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Canal House

 
 
Canal House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, August 6, 2018
1. Canal House Marker
Inscription.  The original Canal House was built in 1878 to store the feed and horses of the Georgetown Railroad Company. In the 1890's it was converted into a power generating plant for public transit. Today the Canal House stands as another example of the historic preservation of Old Georgetown.
 
Erected by Georgetown Park.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal marker series.
 
Location. 38° 54.241′ N, 77° 3.849′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Grace Street Northwest and Paper Mill Court Northwest, on the right when traveling west on Grace Street Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3225 Grace Street Northwest, Washington DC 20007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chesapeake & Ohio Canal (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War I Memorial (about 500 feet away); Georgetown's First Market (about 500 feet away); From Seaport to National Park
Canal House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, August 6, 2018
2. Canal House Marker
(about 500 feet away); The City Tavern (about 500 feet away); Crossroads of Georgetown (about 500 feet away); Potomac No. 5 (about 600 feet away); The History of Canal Square (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
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Stone feature on the Canal House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, August 6, 2018
3. Stone feature on the Canal House
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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