The two-story frame building faces south onto the Potomac River and is designed to be seen from the river and opposite shore line. the five-bay main structure is symmetrical about a central cross gable. three-story octagonal towers frame the main…

Along with the Washington Canoe Club, the Potomac Boat Club represents recreational pursuits that were an important part of Washington life. The Potomac Boat Club meets Criterion A because of its association with the Potomac Boat dub, an organization…

The C&O Canal Company was chartered in 1825 (the same year as the opening of the Erie Canal). The groundbreaking was celebrated by President John Quincy Adams at Little Falls in 1828. The canal was completed to Seneca by 1830, to Rock Creek by…