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3 edition of historic Potomac-- found in the catalog.

historic Potomac--

Homer Reed Stanford

historic Potomac--

beginning with 1740

by Homer Reed Stanford

  • 376 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Potomac River.,
  • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.
    • Subjects:
    • Potomac Company,
    • Potomac River,
    • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Rear Admiral H. R. Stanford.
      ContributionsNewcomen society for the study of the history of engineering and technology, London.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF187.P8 S7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 [1] p.
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6414352M
      LC Control Number41003364
      OCLC/WorldCa3725975

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm: Contents: Origins --Canals and Commerce --The Colonial Frontier --Antietam: The Bloodiest Day --Harpers Ferry --The Piedmont --Great Falls --The Clara Barton Parkway --The GW Parkway --Washington and the Potomac --Anacostia: The Forgotten River --Plantations on the Potomac .   Down the Old Potomac On the C&O Canal; A Thomas Edison Film () - Duration: Lovettsville Historical Society & Museum 7, views.

      Our monthly meetings in Rockville, Maryland, feature programs on rail topics of current or historical interest. Programs feature a guest speaker or presenter and include an audio/visual component of railroad slides, digital photos, video, or movies. We’re very proud of our monthly newsletter, Potomac . View deals for Hike to Historic Fort Marcy Park and Potomac River. Near Washington National Cathedral. Parking is free, and this apartment also features a picnic area. Location: Kirby Road, McLean, VA

      In , ICPRB celebrated 75 years since it’s creation. Find an interactive timeline of the highlights here. This broader timeline represents the history of water quality in the Potomac basin. s: In , Captain John Smith describes the Potomac as “ frequented by otters, beavers, martens, and sables. Neither better fish. Equal parts environmental, Native American, and colonial history, Nature and History in the Potomac Country is a useful and innovative study of the Potomac River, its valley, and its people. Sign up for more information on JHUP Books.


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