Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Q1070564)

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canal in Washington, D.C. and Maryland
  • The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
  • C&O Canal
  • C & O Canal
  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal
  • Chesapeake-und-Ohio Kanal
  • Patowmack Canal
  • Potomac Canal
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Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
canal in Washington, D.C. and Maryland
  • The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
  • C&O Canal
  • C & O Canal
  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal
  • Chesapeake-und-Ohio Kanal
  • Patowmack Canal
  • Potomac Canal

Statements

4 July 1828Gregorian
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Canal Construction : Canal Construction 1828-1850 (English)
8 February 2018
On July 4, 1828, President John Quincy Adams turned over a spadeful of dirt during ceremonies at Little Falls, Maryland, and therefore began construction of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. (English)
3 December 2019

38°53'59"N, 77°3'28"W
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Canal Construction : Canal Construction 1828-1850 (English)
8 February 2018
In 1889 another serious flood forced the canal company into receivership, at which point the B & O Railroad bought up the majority of C & O's bonds. (English)
3 December 2019
23 September 1938
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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
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C&O Canal Towpath (English)
C&O Canal Trust
3 December 2019

Identifiers

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3 December 2019
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md. and Washington, D.C.)
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3 December 2019
D.C.) Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md. and Washington
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3 December 2019
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3 December 2019
 
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