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Hands Across the Potomac (Oct 14 Shepherdstown WV)

  • James Rumsey Bridge / Ram Stadium WV-480 Shepherdstown, WV 25443 (map)

On October 14th, at 12 p.m. environmental advocates, Maryland legislators and concerned citizens will be hosting Hands Across the Potomac to call on Governor Hogan to reject a fracked gas pipeline being built underneath the Potomac River. West Virginia and Maryland residents will stand hand in hand in solidarity across the James Rumsey Bridge that connects Sharpsburg, Maryland and Shepherdstown, WV to show their opposition to the proposed pipeline. Please use the Eventbrite link above to RSVP for this event.

Directions and Parking:

You may park in lots C or K on the Shepherd University campus, lots adjacent to Shepherd’s Ram Stadium. When approaching from N. Duke Street, turn onto N. King Street to enter the parking lot.
GPS directions: Ram Stadium, WV-480, Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Our meeting point is a few steps away on the grassy knoll on North King Street, next to Erma Ora Byrd Hall. From there, we will march together to the James Rumsey Bridge (a 5-10 minute walk) which sits over the Potomac River.