The Historic Bowles House

The Historic Bowles House (HM15KI)

Location: Hancock, MD 21750 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 41.874', W 78° 10.698'

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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.
HM NumberHM15KI
Series This marker is part of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal series
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 8:45am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 741935 N 4398034
Decimal Degrees39.69790000, -78.17830000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 41.874', W 78° 10.698'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 41' 52.44" N, 78° 10' 41.88" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-31 N Church St, Hancock MD 21750, US
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