White’s Ferry

July 6, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

White’s Ferry Confederate Statue Now in Storage

White’s Ferry, the only cable ferry service that carries people and transportation across the Potomac River, has placed a confederate statue that was on their property, in storage, according to an article in The Washington Post. The statue was moved from the Red Brick Courthouse in Rockville to White’s Ferry back in 2017. A Confederate […]

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May 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

White’s Ferry Closed Due to High Water and Debris in the Potomac

White’s Ferry is closed today because of high water and debris in the Potomac River. The high level of water in the Potomac River will continue into Wednesday. Traffic Advisory – Tues 5/7 @MontgomeryCoMD White’s Ferry is CLOSED (high water & debris) Potomac River River levels high … Riley’s Lock, White’s Ferry, Edward’s Ferry, Monocacy […]

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March 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

White’s Ferry and Some Roads Closed Due to Flooding

With the heavy rain that fell Thursday, Fire and Rescue Services reports some roads are closed due to high water. White’s Ferry at is closed today because of flooding on the Potomac River. The high level of water in the Potomac River will continue into Saturday. Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway, Beach Drive, River Road, […]

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August 7, 2018 | Marisa Fried

10 Things to do in Upcounty for $10 or Less

Sugarloaf Mountain Winery Tour Tour the Sugarloaf Mountain Winery in Dickerson for $5 per person. Tours are offered on weekends through the end of August and are open to the first 2o people who reserve spots or walk-ins when spots are available. Call 301-605-0130 before going to make sure there is space.         […]

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June 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

High Waters Close White’s Ferry in Poolesville

The Potomac River, swollen after days of rain, was too dangerous for the White’s Ferry to carry commuters Monday across the waterway and the ferry was closed. With water coming from upstream, the river rushed past the White’s Ferry General Store. Debris, and sometimes whole trees, followed the racing current. Some of the ferry’s workers […]

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July 25, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Confederate Statue at New Home in White’s Ferry (VIDEO)

The Confederate statue that had been on the grounds of the Red Brick Courthouse in Rockville was relocated Tuesday morning to the White’s Ferry. The same crane company that lifted the statue and its granite pedestal from Rockville lowered the pedestal and the statue onto its new location. A concrete pad already had been poured […]

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July 22, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Confederate Statue Removed from Red Brick Courthouse Grounds (VIDEO)

Work crews used a crane Saturday morning to lift a statue of a Confederate soldier from a bed of pachysandra over the Red Brick Courthouse in Rockville and onto the back of a waiting flatbed truck. David Dise, director of the Department of General Services, provides some details about the project: The statue has been […]

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September 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: White’s Ferry Reopens After Closing Due to Early Morning Incident (VIDEO)

UPDATE 11:20 a.m.: Police have released video of the vehicle rescue that happened at White’s Ferry this morning. The driver who drove onto a ferry and then into the Potomac River was rescued by bystanders and then arrested by Montgomery County Police for driving under the influence of alcohol, according to the MCPD Facebook page. […]

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September 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Historic White’s Ferry Transports Commuters Across the Potomac (VIDEO)

Historic White’s Ferry in Poolesville is the only remaining working cable ferry crossing the Potomac River. The ferry connects White’s Ferry Road in Montgomery County with a road by the same name in Loudoun County, Virginia. Find out more in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its […]

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February 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

White’s Ferry Closed Because of Flooding

Commuter take note: White’s Ferry is closed today because of flooding on the Potomac River. The Ferry is CLOSED today Thursday February 25, 2016 due to flooding on the Potomac River. Posted by Historic White’s Ferry on Thursday, February 25, 2016

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