Near Dickerson in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal
Erected by the United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service; the Maryland Historical Trust; and the Maryland State Highway Administration.
Location. 39° 9.291′ N, 77° 31.016′ W. Marker is near Dickerson, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Whites Ferry Road (Maryland Route 107) and River Road, on the left when traveling west on Whites Ferry Road. Touch for map. Marker is at White’s Ferry. Marker is in this post office area: Dickerson MD 20842, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. White’s Ferry (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named White’s Ferry (about 400 feet away); 1862 Antietam Campaign Sharpsburg (Antietam) Campaign (approx. 1.3 miles away in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dickerson.
1. White’s Ferry Fares
Fare for automobiles is $3 one way or $5 round trip. Pedestrians and bicyclists 50¢ each. Ferry operates year-round (except when the river floods or freezes solid), but the restaurant, gift and convenience shop is only open during the six summer months.
2017 Toll Ferry - Cash Only Cars One Way: $5.00 Cars Roundtrip: $8.00 Motorcycles: $3.00 Bicycle: $2.00 Pedestrian: $1.00 Trucks: Varies
— Submitted January 13, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,287 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 13, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 5. submitted on December 7, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.