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Dam 6 area ( more details)

Polly Pond Area around Dam 6 Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


This photograph shows the mouth of the Long Hollow Valley. The body of water is called “Polly Pond” and was created by the berm wall of the Canal. During operations canal boats would use Polly Pond as a turning basin and also a place to moor their boats. The canal boats would have to pass underneath the railroad bridge to enter Polly Pond.


Public domain

134.23 Mile
NPS File 1508


Collection Location:
C&O National Historic Park

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md.); Washington County (Md.), History

Maryland, 1824-1938

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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