Piscataway Park Collection

Piscataway Park
Piscataway Park
Introduction

The tranquil view from Mount Vernon of the Maryland shore of the Potomac is preserved as a pilot project in the use of easements to protect parklands from obtrusive urban expansion. The project began in 1952 to preserve the river view as in was during George Washington's day. Piscataway Park stretches for 6 miles from Piscataway Creek to Marshall Hall on the Potomac River.

Collection Summary

Archeological objects systematically recovered from within the park's boundaries and associated field records; geological specimens.

Collection Size

~84,000

Curator

Mike Antonioni
(National Capital Parks–East)

Last updated: March 25, 2015