Olmsted Island

Olmsted Island (HMXMU)

Location: Potomac, MD 20854 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 59.802', W 77° 15.119'

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— [Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park] —


Named in honor of
Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr.
1870 - 1957
Illustrious landscape architect and advocate of the preservation of natural scenery who, as an original member of the National Capital Park and Planning Commission from 1926 to 1932, was instrumental in preserving the Great Falls and Gorge of the Potomac for the use and enjoyment of the people.
Presented by the American Society of Landscape Architects
1965
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HM NumberHMXMU
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Year Placed1965
Placed ByAmerican Society of Landscape Architects
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 6:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 304977 N 4318822
Decimal Degrees38.99670000, -77.25198333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 59.802', W 77° 15.119'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 59' 48.12" N, 77° 15' 7.14" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-911 Olmsted Island Trail, Potomac MD 20854, US
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