A small village grew here in the early 1830's which eventually took the name of the nearby geologic landmark. Considerable trade was done with neighbors from across the river in Virginia, desirous to send goods east via the transport lines.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 3:48am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 280917 N 4350180|
|Decimal Degrees||39.27330000, -77.53970000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 16.398', W 77° 32.382'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 16' 23.88" N, 77° 32' 22.92" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 17379-17399 Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath, Point of Rocks MD 21777, US|
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