Tag Archives: Potomac River

Sunrise On The Potomac

This is another spot that I photo­graph on a regular basis. This is where the Shenan­doah (on the right) and The Potomac (on the left) meet and the Potomac then heads through the Blue Ridge Moun­tains and on towards DC. It's also essen­tially where three states meet with Mary­land on the left across and Virginia … Continue reading Sunrise On The Potomac

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On The Hill, Across The River

Another photo from my weekly walk around Harpers Ferry. Actu­ally in this case I was on the C&O Canal path across the Potomac from Harpers Ferry when this scene caught my eye. Harpers Ferry really is built straight up the side of a steep hill and here you can see the rows of houses above the … Continue reading On The Hill, Across The River

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Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal

The Chesa­peake and Ohio Canal, usually referred to as the C&O Canal  runs parallel to the Potomac River from Cumber­land, Mary­land to Wash­ington D.C. A length of around 184 miles. It oper­ated for almost 100 years (from 1831 to 1924). It is now main­tained as a National Histor­ical park and makes an excel­lent walking/running/cycling route. … Continue reading Chesa­peake and Ohio (C&O) Canal

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Looking Down On Harper's Ferry

Another photo from one of my weekly walks around Harper's Ferry. It' seems there's just no shortage of wonderful views in that town. In this case I'm on the (steep) path up to Jefferson's Rock (yes that Jefferson) looking down on the conflu­ence of the Shenan­doah and Potomac rivers with the ruins of St. John's … Continue reading Looking Down On Harper's Ferry

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