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Packhorse or Bottlers Ford

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  • July 06, 2014

This Potomac River crossing at Milepost 71.4, a mile and a half downstream from Ferry Hill, was used by American Indians, German settlers and locals throughout the years. During the Civil War this was a frequent crossing point for both Union and Confederate troops.

Milepost 71.4

Packhorse or Bottlers Ford
Photo Credit: C&O Canal National Historical Park