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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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 ...

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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 ...

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