Canal news

Annual meeting will be virtual March 20

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The C&O Canal Association annual meeting will be held 2 p.m. March 20. Because of the pandemic, the meeting will be virtual. The meeting will use Zoom video conference software.…

Paw Paw Construction and Closure

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National Park Service will begin work to improve safety near the Paw Paw Tunnel on Nov. 25 Through hikers and bicyclists will use bypass trail until mid-2022  Chesapeake & Ohio…

New wayside exhibits honor African American CCC workers

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On November 17, C&O Canal Association volunteers installed three new wayside exhibits at Carderock Recreation Area. The exhibits commemorate the work of hundreds of young African-American men enrolled in the Civilian…

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…

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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