Protecting the Canal since 1954

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Association is an independent, all-volunteer citizens organization established in 1954 to help conserve the natural and historical environment of the C&O Canal and the Potomac River Basin. The association works with the National Park Service in its efforts to preserve and promote the 184-mile towpath.
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Tiffany Ahalt elected President

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Tiffany Ahalt was elected President of the C&O Canal Association at the 2022 Annual Meeting March 26 in Williamsport. Tiffany was elected to a one-year term. She replaces Bill Holdsworth,…

2022 annual meeting: March 26

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The 2022 C&O Canal Association annual meeting will be held on Saturday, March 26 at the Bridal Suite at the Springfield Barn. The barn is located in Williamsport. From I-81…
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The Potomac River has played an important role in the life of Shepherdstown since the town was founded as Mecklenberg in the 1730s. Come learn about the river, the C&O canal that ran beside it, and the railroad that crossed it this weekend at The Historic Shepherdstown Museum. The Museum is open Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. #historicshepherdstown #shepherdstownwv #shepherdstown #transportation #museumlover ... See MoreSee Less

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Wasn't there a river lock that connected Shepherdstown to the canal? Your blurb should've mentioned it.

Which building in Shepherdstown houses the museum?

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Wonderful history.

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