Chesapeake & Ohio Canal

C&O Canal Marker Harpers Ferry Mile 60 MINI

C&O Canal Marker Harpers Ferry Mile 60 MINI
$9.99

100% hand-made and engraved by Studio Workshop in Cumberland, Maryland. Triple finished.

Mini Marker 4 inches tall, 1 3/8" square

Inscription Harpers Ferry Mile 60, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, 184.5 miles, Washington, DC to Cumberland MD.

 

Towpath Guide to the C&O Canal

Towpath Guide to the C&O Canal
$17.99

The classic, must-have guidebook to the C&O Canal is back! With new photos and research, updated maps, and a 21st century makeover, Thomas Hahn’s labor of love remains the most comprehensive mile-by-mile guide to the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal. Journey 184.5 miles past former wharfs and foundries on the Georgetown waterfront, through quant Potomac River towns, to the mountainous region of western Maryland, while exploring all of the canal locks, lockhouses, aqueducts, and culverts along the way. Read how raging floodwaters and Civil War armies wreaked havoc on canal structures. Discover nature, geology, and 19th century engineering feats, as well as stories of the laborers, locktenders, and canallers who made the C&O a monument to human ingenuity and endurance. Deftly balancing engineering details with colorful anecdote and lore, Hahn’s guidebook is the go-to resource for all things C&O. Paperback, 276 pages.

Author: 
Thomas F. Hahn
Publication Date: 
2015-04-01

Trembling in the BalanceThe Chesapeake and Ohio Canal During the Civil War

Trembling in the BalanceThe Chesapeake and Ohio Canal During the Civil War
$22.95
Trembling in the Balance: The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal During the Civil War is the story of a canal company's struggle to operate a significant business enterprise in one of the nation's major theaters of war. Since the C&O Canal company was located on Maryland's southern border with Virginia, it experienced much of the war firsthand. Due to the proximity of the canal to so many conflicts, large and small, this book includes a great deal of military history in great detail. The canal played a role in major battles, like Antietam and Gettysburg, and in smaller conflicts, such as Ball's Bluff and Stonewall Jackson's raids on Dam Number 5 (the dam was owned by the canal company). A facinating account of this transportation artery during a time of great military upheval.
Author: 
Snyder, Timothy R
Publication Date: 
2011-07-01
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C&O Canal Marker Harpers Ferry Mile 60 GRANDE

C&O Canal Marker Harpers Ferry Mile 60 GRANDE
$19.99

100% hand-made and engraved by Studio Workshop in Cumberland, Maryland. Triple finished. Cherry wood mile marker #60 replica -- 7 inches tall, 2 3/4" square with inscription  Harpers Ferry Mile 60, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, 184.5 miles, Washington, DC to Cumberland MD, Confluence of the Potomac & Shenandoah Rivers at the Gap in the Blue Ridge.