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Great Falls, Virginia (1,271 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

flow southeast through the southern part of the CDP. The Great Falls of the Potomac River, the community's namesake, are on the east side of the CDP
List of islands on the Potomac River (54 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of islands on the Potomac River and its North and South branches. Because the Potomac belongs to Maryland, the majority of its islands
Difficult Run (2,475 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
directly to the Potomac River. Difficult Run flows through Fairfax County to Great Falls Park, on the Virginia side of the Potomac River. The portion of
Potomac Company (2,785 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Potowmac, and Compony) was created in 1785 to make improvements to the Potomac River and improve its navigability for commerce. The project is perhaps the
Dalecarlia Reservoir (440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
aqueduct in turn fed by low dams which divert portions of the Potomac River near Great Falls and Little Falls. The reservoir is located between Spring Valley
List of cities and towns along the Potomac River (623 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of cities, towns, and communities along the Potomac River and its branches in the United States. Alexandria, Virginia Arlington, Virginia
Patowmack Canal (2,722 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bypass rapids in the Potomac River upstream of the present Washington, D.C., area. The most well known of them is the Great Falls skirting canal, whose
Olmsted Island (447 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Island is a small island in the middle of the Potomac River in the U.S. state of Maryland, near Great Falls which is a part of C & O Canal National Historical
The Palisades (Washington, D.C.) (1,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
simply Palisades, is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., along the Potomac River, running roughly from the edge of the Georgetown University campus (at
Little Falls Dam (Potomac River) (221 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
migration routes several miles below their natural end at the Great Falls of the Potomac River. It has been termed "the drowning machine" in recognition of
Bear Island (Maryland) (93 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Montgomery County, Maryland between the Potomac River and the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal near the Great Falls. It is managed by the National Park Service
Sterling, Virginia (3,302 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and Greater Sterling borders the Potomac River. Broad Run Farms is a residential area north of Virginia State Route 7
Maryland Route 189 (687 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Potomac to Great Falls Road and Maryland Avenue in Rockville. MD 189 connects Rockville with Potomac and the Great Falls of the Potomac River in southwestern
Aqueduct Bridge (Potomac River) (3,665 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
cargo-carrying boats on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in Georgetown across the Potomac River to the Alexandria Canal. The same eight piers supported two different
Streetcars in Washington, D.C. (12,110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anacostia and Potomac River; the Georgetown and Tennallytown; the Washington, Woodside and Forest Glen; the Washington and Great Falls; and the Washington
McLean, Virginia (2,660 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
prepared by the United States Census Bureau. It is located between the Potomac River and the town of Vienna. McLean is often distinguished by its luxury
Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) (5,581 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
district located in northwest Washington, D.C., situated along the Potomac River. Founded in 1751 in the Province of Maryland, the port of Georgetown
Potomac Heritage Trail (1,310 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tracing the outstanding natural, historical, and cultural features of the Potomac River corridor, the upper Ohio River watershed in Pennsylvania and western
Lowes Island, Virginia (346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The community takes its name from an island on the south shore of the Potomac River, now home to the Trump National Golf Club Washington, D.C., owned by
Jon Lugbill (513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
C1 using slalom gates set up on a feeder canal next to the Potomac River near Great Falls. During the winter, Lugbill and his fellow paddlers also trained
National Register of Historic Places listings in Fairfax County, Virginia (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bounded by the Potomac River, Georgetown Pike, and River Bend Rd. 38°59′30″N 77°15′02″W / 38.9917°N 77.2506°W / 38.9917; -77.2506 (Great Falls Park Historic
Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. (1,572 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
L’Enfant plan. Olmsted Point in Yosemite and Olmsted Island at Great Falls of the Potomac River in Maryland are named after him. The son of Frederick Law Olmsted
Matildaville, Virginia (604 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Matildaville is a ghost town located along the Patowmack Canal near present day Great Falls, Virginia, United States. It was named for the wife of Light Horse Harry
Fairfax County, Virginia (6,803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
included Namassingakent and Nemaroughquand on the south bank of the Potomac River in what is now Fairfax County. Virginian colonists from the Northern
Brocks Gap Dam (635 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Corps' Potomac River Basin Report, which envisioned an ambitious series of water storage and flood control dams throughout the Potomac River basin, responding
Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail (198 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
county in an arc that begins and ends at different points near the Potomac River. The northern portion of the trail follows Difficult Run, while the
Calleva (288 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
first ever Calleva Challenge was held, a triathlon of sorts on the Potomac River. This was later renamed the Potomac Challenge in 1999. They also offer
Washington Outer Beltway (1,497 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
southern and western Fairfax County, crossing the Potomac River at Mason Neck and north of Great Falls, and passing generally west of State Route 123 (Ox
Westernport, Maryland (1,184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Westernport, with the town being the westernmost navigable port on the Potomac River. In the late 18th century and early to mid part of the 19th century
Frank Cowan (1,063 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Icelandic Christian woman, who had died in 1051, below the Great Falls of the Potomac River, proving that America had been "discovered" five centuries
List of Washington, D.C., railroads (203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Metro Alexandria, Barcroft and Washington Transit Company Anacostia and Potomac River Railroad Baltimore and Ocean City Railway Baltimore and Washington Transit
Environment of Virginia (2,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
does not extend past the low-water mark of the south shore of the Potomac River (unlike many boundaries that split a river down the middle). The southern
Colvin Run Mill (427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Colvin Run Mill is in Great Falls, Virginia. Built c. 1811, Colvin Run Mill is the sole surviving operational 19th-century water-powered mill in the Washington
Great Falls and Old Dominion Railroad (1,934 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
car reached Great Falls Park in Fairfax County, Virginia, on July 3 of that year. From Georgetown, the railroad crossed the Potomac River on a superstructure
History of surface transit in Northern Virginia (706 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
integrated with that of the city of Washington, D.C. However, because of the Potomac River separating Northern Virginia from the city, the two systems have evolved
Madeira School (775 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Multiracial - 4.8% The campus is on 376 acres (1.52 km2) overlooking the Potomac River (McLean, Virginia) and consists of 34 separate buildings. The Madeira
Virginia State Route 193 (967 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Great Falls. After passing through the village center of Great Falls at Walker Road, SR 193 turns east-southeast and follows the edge of Great Falls Park
Naval District Washington (408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yard. Originally named the Potomac River Naval Command, it was formed from the areas of the Potomac River up to the Great Falls, the District of Columbia
Pierre Charles L'Enfant (7,204 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
new federal district and national capital to be on the shores of the Potomac River. The Residence Act was the result of an important early political compromise
Sugarland Run, Virginia (475 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(3 km) north of Virginia State Route 7 and 3 miles (5 km) south of the Potomac River. The community is named for Sugarland Run, a stream which flows toward
Fort Bayard (Washington, D.C.) (2,964 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the next seven weeks, forts were constructed along the banks of the Potomac River and at the approaches to each of the three major bridges (Chain Bridge
Michael Matuella (847 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
family moved to Great Falls, Virginia. He attended Georgetown Preparatory School in North Bethesda, Maryland, across the Potomac River. He was lightly
Virginia State Route 123 (1,782 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Route 1 (US 1) in Woodbridge north to the Chain Bridge across the Potomac River into Washington from Arlington. It goes by four local names. From its
Virginia's 31st Senate district (249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
stretches along the Potomac River in parts of Arlington, Fairfax, and Loudoun counties, including some or all of McLean, Langley, Great Falls, and Lowes Island
Northern snakehead (2,189 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
into the pond. In 2004, 19 northern snakeheads were captured in the Potomac River, and they were later confirmed to have become established (i.e., they
Northern Virginia (10,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
focused along the Potomac River, but are also found at other locations in the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area. Scenic Great Falls Park and historic
Lilith (film) (500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
as in the downtown area, plus scenes at Great Falls on both the Maryland and Virginia sides of the Potomac River, as well as a staged carnival scene at
National Register of Historic Places listings in Montgomery County, Maryland (249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Historical Park More images October 15, 1966 (#66000036) Bordering the Potomac River from Georgetown, D.C. to Cumberland, Maryland 38°53′59″N 77°03′28″W
Streetcars in Washington, D.C., and Maryland (1,850 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from Glen Echo to Cabin John was incorporated into the Washington & Great Falls Electric Railway. Railroad tracks and the trestle site remain visible
Locks on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (3,632 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
end of the canal in Washington, D.C., where Rock Creek flows into the Potomac River. The fractional numbering arose because locks 70–75 were completed in
Washington and Georgetown Railroad (1,600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
15, 1862. It was built along 7th Street NW from N Street NW to the Potomac River. In 1863 the 7th Street line was extended north to Boundary Street NW
Transportation in Northern Virginia (1,623 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
massively reconstructed with completion in 2007 and 2008. Generally, Potomac River crossings remain major choke points; proposals to add crossings (such
Virginia State Route 7 (1,875 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
parallels those of the Washington & Old Dominion Trail (W&OD Trail) and the Potomac River. Between its western terminus and Interstate 395 (I-395), SR 7 is part
George Beck (artist) (360 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
wild nature and western landscapes, "The Potomac River Breaking through the Blue Ridge and "The Great Falls of the Potomac" purchased by George Washington
Jim Vance (1,287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Center in 1984. One night in 1987, Vance sat on the ground by the Potomac River at Great Falls, and he stuck his bird-hunting shotgun in his mouth and considered
Georgetown Car Barn (2,424 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Car Barn's construction, the large edifice obstructed the view of the Potomac River and Virginia from homes on Prospect Street, including the well-known
Piscataway people (4,296 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Piscataway and other Algonquian settlements above present-day Great Falls, Virginia on the Potomac River.[citation needed] The villages below the fall line survived
Virginia State Route 120 (1,005 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Arlington–Fairfax county line. At the top of its descent to the Potomac River, the state highway has a partial cloverleaf interchange with Military
Georges Creek Valley (872 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
terminus of Georges Creek, where it empties into the North Branch of the Potomac River. The town derives its name from being the westernmost navigable port
Area codes 703 and 571 (1,079 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
free up enough numbers to keep up with demand on either side of the Potomac River. With this in mind, on June 19, 1995, most of the western portion of
Luther Kelly (1,734 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Richmond and then marched towards Washington, D.C., encamping south of the Potomac River until after the Grand Review of the Armies. Because Kelly's unit had
Glen Echo Park, Maryland (3,931 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
industrialists, and real estate developers, hoped to build upon the banks of the Potomac River a suburban community free of the urban pollution of late-nineteenth
Happy Retreat (957 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was interested in the building of a canal up the Potomac River, he inspected the work at Great Falls and Seneca Falls, dined at Leesburg, proceeded the
Capital Crescent Trail (3,239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
turn the land over. Problems with the line were exacerbated after the Potomac River flood in November undermined about 75 feet of roadbed near Fletcher's
A Report from Group 17 (1,154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
marshy area that borders the Potomac River. According to Colonel Attenborough, Seneca Lake is upstream from the Great Falls of the Potomac. The Little Seneca
Blue Ridge Mountains (1,852 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and 1722, the Iroquois ceded lands they had conquered south of the Potomac River and east of the Blue Ridge to the Virginia Colony. This treaty made
Belmont–Paul Women's Equality National Monument (4,606 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Potomac River, extending from the mouth of Oxon Creek upstream to Little Falls Rapids (a point 10 miles (16 km) downstream from the Great Falls of
Long-distance trails in the United States (750 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Connolly Cross County Trail 40.5 65 Fairfax County, Virginia Potomac River, Great Falls, Virginia Occoquan River, Lorton, Virginia Multi-use trail traversing
Sławomir Dobrzański (793 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Society of Composers Conference in Edmond, OK (1993), Potomac River Piano Festival in Great Falls, VA (VA, 1999), the International Chopin Piano Festival
Hibiscus laevis (376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hibiscus militaris on the Potomac River in Great Falls Park
Battle of Fort Necessity (3,490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
originally hoped to use the Potomac River to travel between the tidewater and the Ohio country; however, the Great Falls made such a journey impossible
Vienna, Virginia (2,833 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
lies in the Piedmont approximately 5.5 miles (8.9 km) southwest of the Potomac River. Wolftrap Creek, a tributary of nearby Difficult Run, flows north from
Hurricane Bob (1985) (2,313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Potomac River, and rainfall from Bob's remnants forced the cancellation of a Richmond Braves game. and collapsed a house under construction in Great Falls
Waterways of West Virginia (10,542 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Conestogoes" tribes appeared near the mouth of the Conococheague on the Potomac River after 1695. The Treaty of Albany (1720) designated the Blue Ridge Mountains
Washington Saengerbund (1,130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Civil War in July, 1861 German district soldiers stood at the Great Falls on the Potomac River to guard the local water supply utilities. One of the first
Bethesda, Maryland (4,413 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the first European to visit the area, reaching it by sailing up the Potomac River. He stayed with the Piscataway tribe from 1623 to 1627, either as a
List of Virginia Byways (2,921 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Destinations Endpoints Designated Notes Fairfax SR 193 (Georgetown Pike) Great Falls Park SR 7 (Leesburg Pike) at Dranesville to SR 123 (Dolley Madison Boulevard)
Oath Keepers (7,242 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
boat to ferry a “Quick Response Team” and heavy weapons across the Potomac River to other members already in the Capitol. Federal prosecutors were considering
List of Maryland hurricanes (1950–present) (7,340 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
system capsize a few boats along the Potomac River, and the rainfall collapses a house under construction in Great Falls, Maryland. August 18, 1985 – Remnant
List of National Historic Landmarks in Virginia (162 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
inept generalship, after which drowned troops' bodies floated down the Potomac River to Washington, D.C. 5 Banneker (Benjamin) SW-9 Intermediate Boundary
Maryland Route 28 (1,985 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Point of Rocks, just north of the Point of Rocks Bridge across the Potomac River. The state highway heads east as two-lane undivided Clay Street, which
Tysons, Virginia (3,829 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Piedmont upland approximately 3.7 miles (6.0 km) south-southwest of the Potomac River. The highest natural point in Fairfax County, at 520 feet (160 m) above
Union Arch Bridge (1,628 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
constructed in the early 1960s, and the nearby Beltway bridge over the Potomac River was also called the "Cabin John Bridge." However, in 1969 the Beltway
United States Park Police (4,087 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ellipse National Mall – from the Capitol Reflecting Pool to the Potomac River Rock Creek Park California Golden Gate National Recreation Area Presidio
Fairfax County Parkway (2,951 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
southern and western Fairfax County, crossing the Potomac River at Mason Neck and north of Great Falls, and passing generally west of State Route 123 (Ox
Reston, Virginia (6,171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
grant by King Charles II to Lord Thomas Fairfax that extended from the Potomac River to the Rappahannock. The property remained in the Fairfax family until
List of quarries in the United States (3,179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
two Potomac River canals: the Potowmack Canal (opened in 1802, and officially known as the Great Falls Skirting Canal) on the Virginia side of Great Falls;
Appalachian Trail (11,528 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
derailment on December 21, 2019 damaged the pedestrian footbridge over the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, severing the trail between West Virginia and Maryland
William O. Douglas (8,639 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
path of the C&O Canal, which ran on the Maryland bank parallel to the Potomac River. The Washington Post editorial page supported the action. However, Douglas
Louise Firouz (2,268 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
along with similarly inclined friends also mounted and sped towards the Potomac river and its heavily forested banks. We spent the days swimming and speculating
East Coast Greenway (3,844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
then head for Virginia via the Arlington Memorial Bridge over the Potomac River. Just under half of the 8-mile (13 km) segment through the District
Floods in the United States before 1901 (2,644 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nearly 70 years. A flood with higher waters than 1847 surged down the Potomac River. The worst damage was witnessed between Georgetown and Seneca, with
History of the National Park Service (8,331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Commissioners to design a district ten miles (16 km) square on the Potomac River for the permanent seat of the Federal Government. The current National
Water supply and sanitation in the United States (15,908 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
construction of the Washington Aqueduct to provide water from the Great Falls on the Potomac River. In 1854, the British physician John Snow found that cholera
Brehon B. Somervell (4,040 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the development of hydroelectric power through damming the Great Falls of the Potomac River and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Canal Age (3,438 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
precedent George Washington led a partly enduring effort to turn the Potomac River into a navigable link to the west, sinking substantial energy and capital
List of accidents and incidents involving airliners by airline (A–C) (326 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
September 1962 Curtiss C-46F Engine failure, ran off runway Flight 1814 near Great Falls 14 August 1963 Curtiss C-46F Maelstrom AFB–Ellsworth AFB Engine failure
List of suspected perpetrators of crimes identified with GEDmatch (19,484 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
arrested. On November 13, 2019, Giles Daniel Warrick was arrested as the Potomac River Rapist, a serial rapist and killer who terrorized Maryland, raping 9
List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (1955–1959) (52,080 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
subjecting airframe to 9 G stress as it began an outside loop, crashing into Potomac River near junction of St. Mary's River, killing four crew, pilot Navy Lieutenant
List of elm trees (4,732 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(510 cm) 124 feet (38 m) 110 feet (34 m) 352 Virginia Along the Potomac River in Great Falls, Fairfax County 240 inches (610 cm) 130 feet (40 m) 105 feet
List of United States tornadoes from July to September 2021 (4,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Environmental Mesonet. National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office in Great Falls, Montana. July 7, 2021. Retrieved July 7, 2021. NWS Damage Surveys for