Monocacy Aqueduct
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
N 39° 13.352 W 077° 27.063
18S E 288412 N 4344334
Quick Description: Located along the C & O canal this is a well preserved site for all historians.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 4/1/2008 9:48:30 AM
Waymark Code: WM3G56
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 34

Long Description:
Confederate Gen. D.H. Hill crossed at Point of Rocks and Breached and Drained sections of the Canal while burning Canal boats and destroying houses. When they got here they did not have enough gunpoweder to damage the Aqueduct here. A week later Gen. John Walker's Division spent time attempting to destroy it but were unable to do so. Marker has more details.
Type of site: Transportation Route or Facility

Admission Charged: No Charge

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Address: Not listed

Phone Number: Not listed

Driving Directions: Not listed

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