Canal news

Park welcomes new mules

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Julie Jen C&O Canal National Historical Park is welcoming two new mules, Jen and Julie. They are recent purchases. With the anticipated arrival of the new canal boat in Georgetown…

Association receives grant for 2021 WCC

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July 2020 Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Association has received a $15,000 Maryland Heritage Areas Authority grant to support the 2021 World Canals Conference. The conference is scheduled for August 30-September…

Harpers Ferry footbridge reopens

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July 2020 The footbridge that connects the C&O Canal towpath with Harpers Ferry reopened July 3. The bridge had been closed since December 21, when it was damaged by the…

Heritage Hike starts at Brunswick; Dinner follows in Beallsville

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April 2020 On October 24th the Association will hold our annual Heritage Hike on the C&O Canal., with a selection of three hikes of different lengths, a baked ham and…

New superintendent named for C&O Canal

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National Park Service News ReleaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 20, 2019Contact: Autumn Cook, Autumn_Cook@nps.gov, 202-619-7158 WASHINGTON, DC — Tina M. Cappetta, a committed team-builder and park manager with more than 31 years’…

C&O Canal Association publishes strategic plan

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February 2019 C&O Canal Association has published a strategic plan that will guide its efforts over the next three years. The board of directors approved the document's recommendations at their…

Transmanche publishes updated edition of Inland Waterways of North America

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July 2019 Transmanche Publications has issued a new edition of the Inland Waterways of North America map, covering the entire network of inland waterways throughout the USA and Canada. This…
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