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Ferry Hill Cultural Landscape Report, part 2 (Existing conditions & Analysis)

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The Ferry Hill property was purchased by the National Park Service in 1974 to become a unit of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. The site was established as the headquarters for the park in 1980. During 2002, the park headquarters were moved from Ferry Hill to Hagerstown, Maryland. Planning for more intensive use of the Ferry Hill property as an interpretive site led to the need for a comprehensive understanding of the historic landscape, and the preparation of this Cultural Landscape Report (CLR). The CLR is the primary research document used by the NPS to identify and document features and qualities representing a landscape's historic significance and integrity. CLRs provide immediate and long-term guidance for protecting unique features and qualities to ensure their availability for future generations.

Existing conditions were recorded during a site survey conducted in October 2000, and are presented in Chapter 3. In Chapter 4, a complete description of the significance and integrity of the historic landscape is provided.


National Park Service

Public domain


Collection Location:
C&O National Historic Park

Quinn Evans, Architects

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

Maryland, 1830-1940

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

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