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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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Music on the canal this weekend.🎼 The canal is alive with the sound of music!! 🪕

On Saturday, June 1, the songs which have been played for decades will continue with the next Music on the Canal program!

Join musicians from the Northern Virginia Dulcimer Group at the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center as they share their interpretations of 19th century music. A variety of historical instruments will be used, including dulcimers, banjo, and upright bass.

The program will be held at the Great Falls Tavern from 10:00 a.m. to noon. This is a free program.

Stop in to listen and learn about music of the canal era during your visit!

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Music on the canal this weekend.

Be sure to check for closures and detours before heading out to the towpath. Maintenance and emergency repairs are constant, be sure to take your patience out of your pockets. ... See MoreSee Less

Be sure to check for closures and detours before heading out to the towpath. Maintenance and emergency repairs are constant, be sure to take your patience out of your pockets.Image attachmentImage attachment
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