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C&O Canal National Historical Park and Visitors Museum
According to National Park Service, Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic park – DC, MD, WV is known as “ !84.5 Miles of Adventure, Preserving America’s early transportation history, the C&O Canal began as a dream of passage to Western wealth. Operating for nearly 100 years the canal was a lifeline for communities along the Potomac River as coal, lumber and agricultural products floated down the waterway to market. Today it endures as a pathway for discovering historical natural and recreation treasures”(1) .
Having several interactive exhibits, it helps visitor to learn about the day life of the canal families. Life of adventure. This is also the new experiences for children. (2)
Based on the information and maps that providing by the visitor center, visitors can have more knowledge about the geographical location of the canal as well as the C&O Canal history and take a real look at the park today.
Come there and see how great the museum. AND THE ADMISSION IS FREE
Sources(1)United States. National Park Service. "Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park." National Parks Service. U.S. Department of the Interior. Web. 23 Jan. 2015. (2) C&O Canal National Historical Park and Visitors Museum." MdMountainside.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Jan. 2015.
Cumberland, MD 21502
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