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Before the railroads, canals were considered the best way to move goods and people.  The remains and restored sections of canals are available in many places, and you can also see working canals and locks at some of the places in our guide

 

 

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  Canal Pages:  AL-INMD, NY, OH-OR, PA-ZZ  
 

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  Chesapeake City

  C&D Canal Museum

  Address *****

  Chesapeake City  MD

  Phone  410 885-5622

  Web Site http://www.nap.usace.army.mil/sb/c&d.htm

  Description  Chesapeake and Delaware canal artifacts, working model of lock,

                    original pumping engine

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Building Type  Canal

  Owner/Operator:  US Army Corps of Engineers

  New or Updated:  6/12/2007

 

  MD

  Cumberland

  C&O Canal Cumberland Visitor Center, West MD Station

  13 Canal Street

  Room 304

  Cumberland   MD   21502    

  Phone   301 722-8226

  Alt Phone   301 724-3655

  Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/choh/pphtml/print.html

  Toll Free  800 989-9394

  Alt Web  http://www.canalplace.org/

  Description  replica canal boat, canal & local history & geology

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Building Type   Canal

  Owner/Operator:  NPS

  New or Updated:      10/15/2005

Maryland
Hancock
C&O Canal Hancock Visitor Center
326 East Main Street
Hancock MD  21750
Phone 
301 678-5463
Alt Phone  301 739-4200
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/choh/pphtml/print.html
Description  canal & local history
Type of Resource  Museum
Building Type  Canal
Owner/Operator:  NPS

  MD

  Havre de Grace

  Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House

  Erie and Conesteo St

  PO Box 253

  Havre de Grace  MD   21078    

  Phone  410 939-5780

  Web Site  http://www.lockhousemuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:director@lockhousemuseum.org

  Description  lock tender's house of Susquehanna & Tidewater Canal, restored to

                    period, reconstructed pivot bridge outside

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Canal

  Era 1840

  New or Updated:  5/12/2006

Maryland
Potomac
C&O Canal Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center
11710 Mac Arthur Blvd
Potomac MD  20854
Phone 
301 767-3714
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/choh/pphtml/print.html
Description Mule-drawn canal boat rides, Ranger led talks & walks, canal history
Type of Resource  Museum
Building Type  Canal
Owner/Operator:  NPS

  MD
 
Sharpsburg
 
Barron's Museum & Country Store
 
16500 Sheperdstown Pike
 
Sharpsburg  MD  21782 
  
Phone  301 432-8726
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.marylandmemories.org/proof/dir/cgi-bin/cvb_data.pl?fid=1013544262.031&cg_f=form
 
Description  C&O canal records, pictures & artifacts
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Building Type  Canal
 
Era      19th
 
New or Updated:  10/26/2003

Maryland
Williamsport
C&O Canal Williamsport Visitor Center
205 West Potomac Street
Williamsport MD  21795
Phone 
301 582-0813
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/choh/pphtml/print.html
Description  canal & local history
Type of Resource  Museum
Building Type Canal
Owner/Operator:  NPS

 

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