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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Georgetown Section, East & West parallel to M Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Georgetown Section, East & West parallel to M Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

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Summary

Significance: A remarkable engineering achievement of the early 19th century that played an important role in the development of Georgetown commerce, and stimulated trade and settlement of the interior.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-56
Survey number: HABS DC-147
Building/structure dates: ca. 1831 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Wright, Benjamin
Fisk, Charles B
Washington, George
Mercer, Charles C
Adams, J Q
Eisenman, George, photographer
Reiff, Daniel D, historian
Gwin, William R, historian
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Location

Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.93809, -77.04493
Google Map of 38.9380912, -77.04493269999999
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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