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Park Service Proposes C&O Canal Upgrades

The National Park Service says it wants to rewater another 2.5 miles of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in the western Maryland town of Hancock.

09/08/2014

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Group Marks C&O Canal Event’s 60th Anniversary

Supporters of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park are hitting the trail in Williamsport to mark the 60th anniversary of a hike that helped preserve it.

04/26/2014

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Boat Ramp Near Sharpsburg Closing For Days

The National Park Service says it’s cutting off vehicle access to a Potomac River boat ramp near Sharpsburg for more than a week to replace a bridge over the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.

04/21/2014

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Rock Slide Closes C&O Canal Trail’s Paw Paw Tunnel

The National Park Service says a rock slide has closed the Paw Paw Tunnel in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park.

01/23/2013

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Event Recognizes Md.’s C&O Canal Families

The National Park Service is asking the families of Chesapeake and Ohio Canal workers to share their stories at an event in Cumberland.

06/09/2012

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Md. Man Seeks To Open B&B in C&O Canal Park

A Cumberland man is fighting local land-use regulations in hopes of opening a bed-and-breakfast in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park.

06/04/2012

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Group Celebrates Lodging In C&O Canal Lock Houses

Work to open six lock houses for lodging on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park — seen as an extraordinary way to give people a taste of life on the old shipping channel — has resulted in an award from the Maryland Historical Trust.

02/27/2012

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Western Md.’s Canal Place May Expand Its Reach

Managers of a site featuring shops, restaurants and historical attractions in Cumberland are looking to expand the project’s reach.

08/19/2011

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