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 ...Read more
The C&O Canal Trust is pleased to announce three new leadership appointments: Michael C. Mitchell as Board Chairman, Stephen E. Chaudet as Board Vice Chairman, and Megan Kula as Vice President of Development.
Michael C. Mitchell was elected as Chairman of the Board at the recent September 12 Board Meeting, after serving on the Board for nearly three years. He began his term October 1. He currently serves as the President of Michael C. Mitchell Consulting, LLC, the firm he formed ...Read more
The C&O Canal Trust today announced the Fifth Anniversary of the award-winning Canal Quarters program, to be celebrated on Saturday, November 8 and Sunday, November 9, 2014 with six separate free events open to the public.
Canal Quarters is a joint partnership between the C&O Canal Trust and the C&O Canal National Historical Park. It provided for the rehabilitation of historic lockhouses located along the C&O Canal. Each of the six lockhouses currently in the program were restored ...Read more
The Trust is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a $10,000 grant from REI, a popular retailer of outdoor clothing and equipment. The money will be used to help fund our Canal Pride Day events in 2015, currently scheduled for Great Falls, Williamsport, and the Paw Paw Tunnel.
The REI grant program is a prestigious one that requires an invitation to apply. The C&O Canal Trust received an invitation to apply for the grant this year, due to our multi-year partnership with the REI store ...Read more
On Monday, June 2, 2014, the C&O Canal Trust presented a $16,907.50 check to the C&O Canal National Historical Park (NHP) in support of their Canal Classrooms education program. C&O Canal Trust Board Chair Mary Jo Veverka presented the check to C&O Canal NHP Superintendent Kevin Brandt at the Great Falls Tavern in Potomac, Md., with the assistance of two DC City school children who were at the Park participating in a Canal Classrooms program that day.
The Canal Classrooms program ...Read more