Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic ParkSituated on the Potomac River at the narrowest point in the state of Maryland the town of Hancock is rich in history. The town is named for Joseph Hancock, Jr., who ferried travelers, traders, and commerce across the Potomac.
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|Placed By||National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 741573 N 4398038|
|Decimal Degrees||39.69803333, -78.18251667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 41.882', W 78° 10.951'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 41' 52.92" N, 78° 10' 57.06" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||301, 240|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5567-5587 Berm Rd, Hancock MD 21750, US|
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