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.

Learn about the fascinating archeology in the Greater Washington, DC area.

 

Within the Underground Railroad network, the Potomac River corridor was a path to freedom for some.


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