Occoquan Wharves

Occoquan Wharves (HMW8)

Location: Occoquan, VA 22125 Prince William County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 41.008', W 77° 15.568'

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Occoquan's Public Wharf was here. This wharf and others at the Occoquan River's highest navigable point were key to the 19th- and early 20th-century town's porsperity. Ships were built, barges carried grain to Ellicott's Mill, and flour, logs, fish and ice were shipped downstream. Boats brought traveling shows and weekend Washington tourists.
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HM NumberHMW8
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Historic Occoquan series
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Placed ByTown of Occoquan
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 10:55pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 303468 N 4284074
Decimal Degrees38.68346667, -77.25946667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 41.008', W 77° 15.568'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 41' 0.48" N, 77° 15' 34.08" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 Mill St, Occoquan VA 22125, US
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