Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park

Bordering the Potomac River from Georgetown, D.C. to Cumberland, Maryland
Washington, District Of Columbia

Historic Document

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park is located in District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia certified as a historic location on Saturday October 15, 1966. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Transportation, more specifically a Water-Related. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park was nominated by as a historic location by Federal Agency based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Economics, Conservation, Military, Engineering, Transportation, Exploration/Settlement.

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Information

Other Name: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1828, 1924
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple; Wright,Benjamin
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: National Park Service

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 202390
Number of historically contributing buildings: 54
Number of historically contributing sites: 28
Number of historically contributing structures: 368
Number of historically contributing objects: 5
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 6
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Washington Historic Locations District of Columbia County Historic Locations District Of Columbia Historic Locations