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Near Dawsonville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

White’s Ferry

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White's Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 7, 2007
1. White's Ferry Marker
Inscription.  An old ferry and ford across the Potomac River often used during the war between the states by Confederate forces under Generals Robert E. Lee, Jubal Early, J.E.B. Stuart and others during campaigns and raids in Maryland.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 7.732′ N, 77° 20.592′ W. Marker is near Dawsonville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Darnestown Road (Maryland Route 28) and Whites Ferry Road (Maryland Route 107), on the right when traveling west on Darnestown Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16505 Darnestown Road, Poolesville MD 20837, 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. A Mixed Community (approx. 1½ miles away); How the Mill Worked (approx. 1½ miles away); Black Rock Mill and Great Seneca Creek (approx. 1½ miles away); Darnestown (approx. 3 miles away); The Historic St. Paul Community Church
White's Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 7, 2007
2. White's Ferry Marker
(approx. 3 miles away); The Signal Corps and Wartime Communications (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Civil War in Darnestown (approx. 3.3 miles away); Civil War Troops & Darnestown Residents (approx. 3.3 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
White's Ferry Today image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 7, 2007
3. White's Ferry Today
This view is from the Virginia side of the Potomac River. White’s Ferry connects the Poolesville area in Maryland with Leesburg in Virginia.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,478 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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