C&O Canal Association Store
Listed below are books and other items desirable to those
interested in the C&O Canal and related topics. To place a mail order,
please use the form linked at the bottom of this page.
You can also order through our online store.
|Thomas F. Hahn, Towpath Guide to the C&O Canal: With new photos and research, updated maps, and a 21st century makeover, Thomas Hahn’s labor of love remains the most comprehensive mile-by-mile guide to the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal. Journey 184.5 miles past former wharfs and foundries on the Georgetown waterfront, through quaint Potomac River towns, to the mountainous region of Western Maryland, while exploring all of the canal locks, lockhouses, aqueducts, and culverts along the way.||$14.15|
|Pocket Guide to to the C&O Canal National Historical Park: This revised edition is a great way to track progress during a walk or ride on the towpath. The book lists 580 sites and features, includes canal maps, and provides space for user notes. A laminated cover provides improved durability over the earlier editions.||$3.00|
|Poster: An 18" x 24" version of Mark Stutzman's original C&O Canal artwork. Created to celebrate the NPS Centennial, Mark's painting depicts various scenes along the canal. Suitable for framing. Click to enlarge.||$8.00|
|Postcards: A 5" x 7" version of Mark Stutzman's full-size poster above. (The Paw Paw tunnel vignette is shown at right.)||$1.00|
|Napier Shelton, Potomac Pathway: A Nature Guide to the C&O Canal: Get an intimate, mile-by-mile look at the canal. This resource guide describes in detail the plants and animals, forests, geology, and environmental issues of the towpath. With three maps and 82 pictures, learn about nature along the entire 184 miles.||$20.00|
|C&O Canal Official National Park Handbook: Official national park handbooks are a series of reasonably priced user guides that provide historical background, descriptive details, and visitor information. In 2015 the C&O Canal Association published an update to the 1991 original which includes:
– Revised text that includes recent research about the canal’s history
– Features reflecting the improvements to the park
– New photographs that show the present-day canal features
– Updated maps
|Canal artist Tom Kozar's splendid pen and ink drawing of the Monocacy Aqueduct as it appeared in its glory days. Tom is well known for his artful draftsmanship with a sharp eye for revealing detail. Tom donated these drawings to the association to help its original fund-raising drive to restore the aqueduct. Each 11"x17" print is numbered as part of a limited edition. Clearance price.||$5.00|
|David Edward-Mays, North American Inland Waterways, (published by Euromapping), a folding map in color that is indexed and includes more than 100 canals.||$25.00|
|TrailGuide is the official, authorized guidebook for the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal Towpath, covering two scenic trails. TrailGuide is packed with trail descriptions, town maps, business listings and services for tourists. Included is a 2-sided, weatherproof 16” x 24 1/2” map, showing both trails and hundreds of features.
|Francis (Champ) Zumbrun, A History of Green Ridge State Forest (published by The History Press, May 2010). Paperback, 5 ½ by 8 ½ inches, 160 pages, more than 55 illustrations. Tells the story of a remarkable state forest established on land once owned by a builder of boats for service on the C&O Canal.||$20.00|
T-shirts that highlight the
11 historic aqueducts along the canal. The shirts are royal blue
with white graphics. On the front is the Assocation’s name
and canal boat logo. The reverse displays a map printed with the
location of each aqueduct. Clearance price.
|Detailed, printer-friendly order form|
|*Member prices are listed on this page. Non-members pay slightly more for these items -- details are on the order form linked above.|