C and O Canal: Maps, Pictures, History, Etc.
Attention Teachers: Teaching Info
- Here are two
C&O Canal pages from the Montgomery County
Public Schools "Social Studies Field Trip Database" :
- The Canal
in the Georgetown area and in
the Great Falls area.
Each page has basic information for teachers wanting to take their students to
the site, as well as pre and post trip lesson suggestions. The Great
Falls page also has links to photos from the National Archives that were
scanned and put on-line by the school system. Most are unique to the site.
- In addition, the Park Service has lesson
available for many National Historic sites. Included is a lesson plan
about the building of the C and O Canal.
- A C
and O lesson plan from a UVa site.
Historical Accounts Involving the C and O
War Comes to the C and O by Edwin Bearss.
Account of the John Brown Raid in Harpers Ferry.
Published in the February 1923 Monthly Labor Review
Canal-Boat Children, by Ethel Springer
Try searching the Making of America archives at the
University of Michigan
and at Cornell on the
three terms: chesapeake - and - ohio - and - canal
page launched May, 2009, by Western Maryland's Historical Library.
Chronology and Statistics of Canal
Post Editorial, and Follow-up Reply by
Justice Douglas which appeared in the Washington Post in 1954.
Resource Study of the C and O by Harlan Unrau in the mid-70's. The NPS
has additional documents online a href="
will need to scroll down to find the ones for the C and O.)
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