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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Hancock in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Historic Bowles House

Hancock Visitor Center

 

óChesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park ó

 
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By Don Morfe, September 30, 2011
1. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker
Inscription. Built in the 1780ís this farm house witnessed the arrival of the C&O Canal in the mid-1830ís. Located at the east side of Hancock, the house residents catered to canawlers who passed through Lock 52 and the Tonoloway Aqueduct, selling goods and produce to the boat captains and crews.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal marker series.
 
Location. 39° 41.636′ N, 78° 9.29′ W. Marker is in Hancock, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Main Street (Maryland Route 144) and Ford Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 326 E Main St, Hancock MD 21750, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Work of Art (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Railroad Siding & Coal Trestle (approx. one mile away); St. Thomas Episcopal Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. Thomas Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); The National Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hancock (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hancock Station (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hancock.
 
Also see . . .
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 30, 2011
2. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker
 Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park. National Park Service (Submitted on July 25, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 30, 2011
3. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 30, 2011
4. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 30, 2011
5. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 30, 2011
6. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 30, 2011
7. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 30, 2011
8. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 17, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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