History & Culture
Completed in 1997, Three Important Themes and Sub-Themes in the History and Ecology of the Potomac River Basin, a "white paper" by Philip W. Ogilvie, Ph.D., author of Along the Potomac and other works, has served as a foundation for interpretive planning in the Trail corridor and for establishing thematic connections between and among Trail segments. Click on the citation to download a copy (2.2MG): Philip W Ogilvie, Ph.D., 1997, Three Important Themes and Sub-Themes in the History and Ecology of the Potomac River Basin.
Inspired and Shaped by Hundreds of Generations: Conservation, Landscape and the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail is a Powerpoint presentation developed for a 2012 conference in the State of Maryland (~ 4 MG).
Considerations When Planning for American Indian Interpretation at Your Site is a pamphlet prepared by Deanna Beacham in October, 2012.
To learn about the fascinating archeology in the Greater Washington, D.C., area, click here.
The Underground Railroad & the Potomac Heritage National Scenict Trail corridor: Click here to download page one of a brochure completed in 2004. We are seeking a volunteer to research updates and to edit the brochure (in Word).
Did You Know?
Each year the Oxon Hill Farm draft horses deliver a Christmas tree to the White House that is donated by the National Christmas Tree Growers Association.