• Coal Cargo Boat in the middle of the Canal being pulled by a mule team on the right hand side.

    Chesapeake & Ohio Canal

    National Historical Park DC,MD,WV

Virtual Tour

The Canal Discoveries logo features a lift lock, the towpath, and the canal basin.
Canal Discoveries (Podcast): Take a virtual visit to the canal! Our official partner, the C&O Canal Trust, invites you to make Canal Discoveries. See modern and historic photos, read stories, hear audio, and learn about points of interest along the towpath.

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