Rare Vintage Footage From 1917 Shows You Every Part Of The C&O Canal, From Maryland To DC
Have you hiked, jogged, or bicycled along the C&O Canal? The canal is great for exploring year-round, whether you enjoy the springtime wildflowers or the colorful fall foliage in autumn. The towpath and surrounding landmarks haven’t changed much in the last century — the following video is proof. Check out this rare vintage footage that explores the towpath from beginning to end. It starts in Cumberland, Maryland and then ends in DC. There’s a lot to see along the way and you’ll enjoy every moment.
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Speaking of Maryland history, did you know that the Old Line State was once the home of a POW Camp?
Jamie Alvarenga is a writer, editor, and social media manager for Only In Your State.
She spends her time chasing around a curious toddler and going on coffee-fueled adventures throughout Maryland. Contact: [email protected]
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