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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Meet the Mules in Great Falls

    • Location: Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, October 18, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 09/16/2018 to 11/01/2018

    Meet one of our hard working canal mules and learn about their role in canal history.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Cumberland Canal Boat Replica Tours

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Canal terminus at Canal Place in Cumberland
    Friday, October 19, 2018

    Every Friday Weekly from 09/07/2018 to 10/26/2018

    The replica canal boat - The Cumberland - is open for touring every Friday.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Lockhouse 44 Has a New Look!

    • Time: 1:15 PM to 4:15 PM
    • Location: Lockhouse 44, near Williamsport Visitor Center
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 09/01/2018 to 11/25/2018

    Explore our newly renovated Lockhouse 44. Step into the life of a lock keeper at the end of the canal era in the 1920's.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Paw Paw Tunnel Tour

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Paw Paw Parking Lot
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Meet a park ranger at the small open amphitheater at the Paw Paw Campground for a brief talk and guided tour through the Paw Paw Tunnel at 11am and 2pm.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Scary Stories on the Canal

    • Location: Great Falls Tavern
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Learn about the darker side of the canal and the tragedies that haunt the towpath.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Williamsport Launch Boat Tours

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM,2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Williamsport Visitor Center 205 W. Potomac St. Williamsport, MD
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 09/08/2018 to 10/28/2018

    Join a park ranger for a boat tour on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Bike with a Ranger at Four Locks

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Four Locks Boat Ramp Parking Lot
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, October 21, 2018

    Discover the community of Four Locks and travel the towpath on bicycle to Dam 5.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Ranger Walk at Four Locks

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Four Locks Boat Ramp Parking Lot
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, October 21, 2018

    Join a ranger for a guided walk to rediscover the community of Four Locks.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Seven Locks History Walk

    • Location: Seven Locks
    Saturday, October 27, 2018

    Take a step back in time to the hey day of the C&O Canal

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    A Very Retail Georgetown

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    • Location: 1057 Thomas Jefferson Street NW Washington DC
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, October 28, 2018

    45-minute walking tour on Georgetown and the history of retailing in America from the colonial period to the present day.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Georgetown Alley Crawl

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: 1057 Thomas Jefferson Street NW Washington DC
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, October 28, 2018

    Explore those odd streets that appear and disappear during the history of Georgetown’s old factory district.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Dulcimer Music at Great Falls

    • Time: 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Great Falls Tavern
    Saturday, November 3, 2018

    Join us for music by Mountain Dulcimers of Northern Virginia and a chance to play a dulcimer yourself!

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Abner Cloud House-Open House

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Fletchers Cove on Canal Road
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, November 4, 2018

    Open House

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Fee Free Day: Enjoy Your Park!

    • Location: Entrance Fee Areas
    Sunday, November 11, 2018

    Enjoy your park today! In celebration of our public lands, entrance fees to Great Falls, Potomac, MD will be waived today only.

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Year round you can find special events happening up and down the canal. Check back often for updates to the calendar!

 

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Hagerstown, MD 21740

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