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Historic US Ferry Keeps Giving Passengers Enjoyable Ridesi
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September 03, 2013 7:18 PM
Ferries once were a vital means of transportation across rivers. On the Potomac River, which runs through the Washington region into the Chesapeake Bay on the U.S. East Coast, there once were more than 100 ferries in operation. They are all long gone... except one. As VOA’s June Soh tells us, historic White's Ferry, in service since the late 1700s, is still doing very well.

Historic US Ferry Keeps Giving Passengers Enjoyable Rides

Published September 03, 2013

Ferries once were a vital means of transportation across rivers. On the Potomac River, which runs through the Washington region into the Chesapeake Bay on the U.S. East Coast, there once were more than 100 ferries in operation. They are all long gone... except one. As VOA’s June Soh tells us, historic White's Ferry, in service since the late 1700s, is still doing very well.


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