• Historic Shot of Canal Boat on the Canal

    Chesapeake & Ohio Canal

    National Historical Park DC,MD,WV

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  • Water Pump Handles Temporarily Removed

    Evitts Creek Hiker-Biker Campground water pump handle has been removed due to bad water samples. Handles will be reinstalled when good water samples are received.

  • Parking Lot Closure

    CSX is now beginning a phase of their bridge project that requires the closure of the Lock 74 parking lot for approximatly 18 months. Access to visitor parking near Lock 75 is now re-opened with a gravel parking lot at the site.

  • Boat Tours at Great Falls

    Due to low water levels in the Great Falls area, call the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center (301-767-3714) in advance of your trip to confirm the mule-drawn boat tour schedule. Boat Tours on Sunday, August 24th have been cancelled due to low water.

Event Details

  • 08/18/2013

    Location: Ferry Hill Place Visitor Center Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Fee Information: free

Join us for this hour long talk given by Ted Alexander, Chief Historian of Antietem National Battlefield.  He will be discussing the struggles local civilians endured throughout the Civil War.