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Built in 1875 by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, this Victorian Gothic-style railroad station cuts a stunning profile in rural Maryland. The influence of the Point of Rocks station was so great that the town was moved to its present site from about a mile away in order to be near the tracks, demonstrating the importance of the railroad at the time.
While traveling along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal trail, be sure to stop and marvel at the unlikely rail station structure. Point of Rocks Railroad Station is now used as an office and is not open to the public, but you can admire its exterior from the platform of the Point of Rocks MARC train station. 
The Bennies Hill Road Bridge has stood strong for more than 130 years due to its unique and solid design. It was originally built in 1889 for carriage...
Located in Gathland State Park, the George Alfred Townsend (1841-1914) home gives visitors a glimpse into the life of the 19th-century reporter and...
In the grand scheme of the Civil War, the Confederate raid at Point of Rocks in June of 1864 is a footnote—hardly noticeable against the backdrop of...
The Great American Rail-Trail promises an all-new American experience. Through 12 states and the District of Columbia, the trail will directly serve nearly 50 million people within 50 miles of the route. Across the nation—and the world—only the limits of imagination will limit its use.Learn More
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