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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Antietam Creek Aqueduct, 69.4 miles above tidewater, Antietam, Washington County, MD



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Location
69.4 miles above tidewater, Antietam vicinity, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-205
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-92).
Building/structure dates: 1834 initial construction
Significance: This limestone, three span, aqueduct was constructed to carry the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal over Antietam Creek. It is the fifth such structure along the route of the canal out of a total of eleven structures of this type. The aqueduct was completed and in use prior to 1834, as the canal was open to traffic to a point 17 miles above the Antietam Creek by that year.

Subjects
"Mission 66" Program
Water Supply
Aqueducts


Related Names
Bobrow, Michael L., Field Team
Carter, Donn, Field Team
Harris, William T., Field Team
McDonald, Alan R., Field Team
Wormuth, C. Gustave, Field Team
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Hanna, John H., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EAST ELEVATION
2. WEST ELEVATION, GENERAL VIEW FROM NORTHWEST
3. WEST ELEVATION, DETAIL OF CENTER SECTION, VIEW FROM WEST
4. WEST ELEVATION, VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST


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