Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
The Making of a Park
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Prologue: The Operating Canal
Chapter One: Uncle Sam Buys a Canal
Chapter Two: Legacies and Loose Ends
Chapter Three: The Park Service Takes Charge
Chapter Four: The Parkway Proposition
Chapter Five: The Park Campaign
Chapter Six: Expanding the Park
Chapter Seven: Planning the Park
Chapter Eight: Managing the Park
Chapter Nine: Developing the Park
Chapter Ten: Using the Park
B: Administrative Chronology
C: Principal Park Officials
Index (omitted from the online edition)
Cover drawing of Lock 8 by Diana Suttenfield-Abshire from The C &
O Canal: An Illustrated History, published in 1981 by the American
Canal and Transportation Center, P.O. Box 310, Sheperdstown, W. Va.
25433. Used with permission.
Original book design by Candace Clifford.
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Last Updated: 11-Oct-2004