On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, the C&O Canal Trust presented a $65,000 check to the C&O Canal National Historical Park (NHP) in support of their Canal Classrooms education program. C&O Canal Trust Board Chair Michael C. Mitchell presented the check to C&O Canal NHP Superintendent Kevin Brandt at the Great Falls Tavern in Potomac, Md.

The Canal Classrooms program is the C&O Canal NHP’s education program, currently in its third year. This scalable program ...

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Robin Zanotti, career fundraiser, to lead Trust effective April 6

Hagerstown, MD – The C&O Canal Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Robin Zanotti as its new President effective April 6. Zanotti has thirty years of executive leadership experience and specializes in managing capital campaigns and major gift programs. A resident of Martinsburg, West Virginia, she most recently ran her own business, Zanotti Nonprofit Solutions, LLC, where she aided clients with strategy, fundraising, ...

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The C&O Canal Trust today announced a t-shirt artwork contest for their 2015 Canal Pride events. Amateur artists are invited to submit artwork to be considered for the 2015 Canal Pride events. The winning design will be printed on our Canal Pride t-shirts and worn by our volunteers as they work in the C&O Canal National Historical Park during the spring months.

Canal Pride events are volunteer project days throughout the year that tackle the backlog of maintenance projects in the C&O ...

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A new, three-year strategic plan was adopted at the September 12, 2014 Board Meeting, the result of six months of work by the Trust Board, staff, National Park Service, and other affiliated constituents to determine what priorities should lead us into the future. Our new strategic plan appears in its entirety below.

C&O Canal Trust
Strategic Plan FY15-FY17

Mission Statement
The C&O Canal Trust, as the official non-profit partner of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, ...

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1938 Silvertone radio in Lockhouse 10


1953 Emerson radio in Lockhouse 6

One of the comments we get most often about our Canal Quarters lockhouses is the opportunity to “get away from technology.” So why would we go and add technology to lockhouses 6 and 10?

Because that technology is in the form of antique radios!

Guests at Lockhouse 10 can now enjoy a 1938 Silvertone radio, while guests of Lockhouse 6 will be treated to tunes from a 1953 Emerson ...

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