Inspired and Shaped by Hundreds of Generations:

Inspired and Shaped by Hundreds of Generations:

National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail Office Inspired and Shaped by Hundreds of Generations: A presentation on conservation, landscape and the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail [for a 2012 conference in Maryland] EXPERIENCE YOUR AMERICA

Pittsburg Potomac Heritage Pittsburg h h National Scenic Trail Washington, Washington, DC DC 1968: study authorized in the National Trails System Act (NTSA) 1974: feasibility study completed 1983: Trail authorized as an

amendment to the NTSA EXPERIENCE YOUR AMERICA Trail network in Maryland: Designated Trail segments: portion of the Great Allegheny Passage most of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath hiking route within Nanjemoy NRMA

bicycling route between Point Lookout SP & Oxon Hill Farm Potential Trail segments in Maryland: hiking route between Point Lookout SP & Piscataway Park Eastern Continental Divide Loop Trail in Garrett County (connecting to the GAP in Penn.) Related Trails in the National Trails System: Captain John Smith Chesapeake NHT Star Spangled Banner NHT Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route NHT Potomac River Water Trail, a National Recreation Trail other national recreation trails What plan? Legislation

Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin Clean Water Act Potomac National River Piscataway Park/The Accokeek Foundation Chesapeake and Ohio Canal bald eagles American Heritage River Chesapeake Bay


Ian McHarg, Potomac River Basin Study in Design with Nature Frederick Gutheim, The Potomac The Accokeek Foundation, Potomac River Heritage Project Potomac River Greenways Coalition: Potomac River Greenways: A Shared Agenda Karen Zachary, Landscapes of the Potomac EXPE RIENCE YOUR AMERICA Interpretive Themes:

The Trail is a national meeting ground of ideas and practices, reflecting a desire for the conservation of lands and waters, for educational opportunities combined with outdoor recreation, and for a celebration of regional diversity and distinctiveness. Natural History and Diversity: Between the Chesapeake Bay and the Allegheny Highlands, the Trail corridor includes portions of five distinct physiographic regions; each, in different ways has inspired and shaped hundreds of human generations .

Boundary, Corridor and Crossroads: As a boundary between north and south and an east to west route into the North American interior, the Potomac River has been a crossroads of opportunity, diversity, and conflict. Nation-Building / Nurturing A Nation: Routes connecting the Potomac River with the Forks of the Ohio provided an essential context for the development E X P Eof R Ithe E N CUnited E Y O U States. R AMERICA Why invest in the Trail network? Outdoor Recreation

Conservation Transportatio n Heritage Tourism Promotion Education More information: Donald E. Briggs, Superintendent Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail National Park Service

[email protected] 304-535-4016 EXPERIENCE YOUR AMERICA

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