Hancock Visitor Center
— Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park —Built in the 1780's this farm house witnessed the arrival of the C&O Canal in the mid-1830's. 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.
|Series||This marker is part of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 8:45am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 741935 N 4398034|
|Decimal Degrees||39.69790000, -78.17830000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 41.874', W 78° 10.698'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 41' 52.44" N, 78° 10' 41.88" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||301, 240|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-31 N Church St, Hancock MD 21750, US|
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