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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, August 4, 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

    Williamsport Launch Boat Tours

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM,1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Williamsport Visitor Center 205 W. Potomac St. Williamsport, MD
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/26/2018 to 09/02/2018

    Join a ranger for a one-hour replica launch boat tour on the C&O Canal.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Georgetown’s Herring Hill

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: 1057 Thomas Jefferson Street NW Washington DC
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, August 5, 2018

    This 1 ½ hour walking tour explores what once was Georgetown’s largest and oldest African-American quarter.

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    John and Jacqueline in Georgetown

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: 1057 Thomas Jefferson Street NW Washington DC
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, August 5, 2018

    Explore President John and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's life in Georgetown.

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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, August 12, 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, August 12, 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

    "Protecting the Canal: 1861-1865"

    • Location: Great Falls Tavern
    Saturday, August 25, 2018

    Learn the role the C&O Canal had during the Civil War

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Civil War History Talk at Great Falls Tavern

    • Location: Great Falls Tavern
    Saturday, August 25, 2018

    A fascinating talk about how the canal survived through the Civil war

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  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Williamsport Canal Days

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Cushwa Basin in Williamsport, MD
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 25, 2018

    Everyday from 08/25/2018 to 08/26/2018

    Annual Event Celebrating the Canal in the town of Wiliamsport

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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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