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Hancock Receives Designation as State’s ‘Trail Town’

June 12th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The Herald Mail reports that in addition to celebrating the first Hancock Trail Days on Saturday, the town now has a new official designation- Maryland’s Trail Town. A large crowd including a number of elected officials were in attendance for the outdoor ceremony overlooking the Potomac River and the Western Maryland Rail Trail. Mark Widmyer, representing Governor Larry Hogan’s office, presented a proclamation to town officials….

The proclamation, signed by the governor, lieutenant governor and secretary of state, mentions the numerous trails that run through the small town, including the Tuscarora Trail, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Trail and Potomac River access ramp..

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