The 130 mile Monongahela River flows generally north in Pennsylvania and joins the Allegheny at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio. The Cheat River enters the Monongahela from the right, or east, near ... Read More

The Shenandoah Falls run about two miles down the Potomac River from Elk’s Run to the mouth of the Shenandoah River.

The Patapsco River is formed about twenty miles west of Baltimore, flowing about sixty-five miles southeast to the Chesapeake Bay. On 6 May 1775, while traveling to Philadelphia to attend the ... Read More

On 5 Aug. 1785, GW spent 6 shillings at a "Tavern at Monocasy" (Ledger B, 204). "Monocasy" likely refers to the Monocacy River, since GW's diary for 5 Aug. 1785 indicates that he "Dined at a Dutch ... Read More

The Schuylkill River is located in Pennsylvania. Webb's Ferry was used to cross in Schuylkill in 1777.

The Youghiogheny River runs into the Monongahela about fifteen miles above Pittsburgh. Washington's Bottom, a 1,644 acre tract, was located on the western banks of the Youghiogheny River.

Subscribe to River/Creek/Stream