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Chesapeake and Ohio Canal: A Guide to Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National… (1989)

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Today's superhighway construction, sprawling towns, and fast inland transport make it hard to appreciate what impact the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal had on isolated rural and village folk from Washington, D.C., to Cumberland, Maryland, in the mid-1800s.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0912627433, Paperback)

Provides information on the 19th century canal era such as: how the canal was built, how it worked, who made it work, and what it contributed to developing agriculture, mining, and industry in the Potomac River basin.  Also provides a concise travel guide with detailed canal maps, and other reference materials to make the most of a visit to the canal.  Also known as C&O Canal.

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