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Historical resources on social media

C&O Canal History and Technology | Facebook – This group discusses the history, engineering, and other technical matters of the C&O Canal running from Georgetown DC to Cumberland MD. It is a “closed” group. You must ask to join it, but as long as the administrators can verify that you are valid Facebook member, they approve the request.

Families of the C & O Canal | Facebook – This group is about the families that lived and worked on the C&O Canal that ran from Cumberland, Maryland to Washington DC. This group is concerned with genealogy of these families and questions about them. Pictures of these families are always appreciated.

Canal boats in tow
Canal boat in Lock 42