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Canal Society Spring Field Trip 2014

The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

May 2–4, 2014
Headquarters: Ramada Plaza, Hagerstown, Maryland

Join your Canal Society of NYS in a perfect spring tour of the historic C&O Canal! We venture a bit farther from home this time and it is definitely worth the journey. You will receive a packet of materials at registration that includes a detailed road log, great support information about the canal in addition to your guidebook from the National Park Service. Come explore this beautiful canal and its aqueducts with us!

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New York State Canal Conference

"In Harmony With Nature, People and Products"

Sunday, September 21 – Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Geneva, NY - in the spectacular Finger Lakes Region! On Seneca Lake and the
Cayuga-Seneca Canal
Ramada Geneva Lakefront Hotel

Download Request for Papers:  Call for papers.pdf and Session Topics.pdf
Sponsorships:   Contact Diane Chevron at The Rivers Organization
(585-586-6906) if interested

Download Spirit of the Canal Award Nomination Form

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Spring 2014 Field Trip Meeting

The C & O Canal
May 2 - 4, 2014
Headquarters: Hagerstown, MD

Waterfront Grille

Looking for casual waterfront dining? Try Waterfront Grille located at Gems Along the Mohawk at the Herkimer Marina.