DID YOU KNOW?
Deep Creek Lake History-How was McHenry Maryland named?
Dr. James McHenry, Secretary of War during the administrations
of Presidents Washington and Adams, purchased
almost 1,000 acres in the Buffalo Marsh area
which is today known as Marsh Run Cove or McHenry
Cove. After James and his son William died, a nephew,
John McHenry, moved to the Buffalo Marsh property.
After the death of John and his wife, the land passed
through many hands but today we know the area as