Ferry Boat Frederick - Fredericktown, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SVC
N 40° 00.153 W 079° 59.829
17T E 585600 N 4428521
Quick Description: Cross the mighty Monongahela on the Ferry Boat Frederick!
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/10/2007 4:04:58 PM
Waymark Code: WM2J8T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 115

Long Description:
According to the Captain, the current ferry has run since 1948 but he said that local historians have records of a ferry being at the site sine 1790.

The ferry will take you from Fredericktown in Washington County Pennsylvania to La Belle across the river or vise versa. It only runs at certain times of the day and week so see below.

This is the last cable ferry of it's kind on this part of the river. In order to log either take a photo of yourself at the terminal or on board. If that is not an option, please describe your trip in some detail.

More information about the history of the ferry can be found at http://scottbeveridge.blogspot.com/2007/10/far-away-ferry.html

Body of water served: Monongahela River

Places served:
Fredericktown, Pa and La Belle, Pa


Terminal / landing address:
Frederick St
Fredericktown, Pa United States of America
15333


Hours of operation (non-scheduled ferry service): From: 5:00 AM To: 3:00 PM

Seasonal: Not Listed

Dining room / cafeteria: Not Listed

Gift shop: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
To post a new log for an existing waymark, [briefly] describe your visit to the ferry landing / terminal. Also, post a photograph of the ferry landing / terminal that you have taken.
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