C&O Canal National Historical Park

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Body Recovered From Potomac River Near Recreation Area

Fire officials say a man’s body has been recovered from the Potomac River near a recreation area just west of the nation’s capital.

06/15/2015

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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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Williamsport Gets $275K Grant For Visitor Center

The town of Williamsport has received a $275,000 grant to build a visitor center near the C&O Canal National Historical Park.

08/31/2012

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Big Slackwater Section Could Reopen Next Month

A broken link in America’s longest national park is nearly fixed.

08/26/2012