24801 Whites Ferry Road
Poolesville, MD 20842 | map
Hours: The ferry operates dail 5am to 11pm, weather permitting.
In operation since 1786, this unique cable ferry crosses the Potomac River every 20 minutes. A popular crossing point for troops during the Civil War, it is a short distance downriver from White's Ford, where J.E.B Stuart's cavalry crossed in 1862. It is located six miles west of Poolesville and is the only ferry still operating on the Potomac River.
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