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Thomas Cresap Gravesite and the Ginevan House

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  • July 23, 2014

The 1787 gravesite of Thomas Cresap overlooks the Lock 70 level of the canal on land later owned by the Ginevan family. In 1878 the family built an impressive brick Victorian home, which still stands on the property. Cresap's "fort" was most likely located in this area of Oldtown.

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Thomas Cresap Gravesite and the Ginevan House
Photo Credit: C&O Canal National Historical Park