VIRGINIA CANALS AND NAVIGATIONS SOCIETY OUTREACH PROGRAM

VC&NS CANAL INFORMATION CENTERS

The Virginia Canals and Navigations Society (VC&NS) has established Canal Information Centers at multiple locations throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. At each Center, a complete collection of VC&NS publications has been placed. This provides canal study material at the following institutions, who have other historic resources which will aid in the study of Virginia canals:

Alexandria Library, Special Collections, Alexandria, VA.

Christopher Newport University Library, A. C. Brown National Collection, Newport News, VA.

Great Falls National Park & George Washington Parkway, Great Falls, VA. (National Park Service)

Library of Virginia (VC&NS' Institutional Home) Richmond, VA.

Lynchburg College Library, Lynchburg, VA.

Mariners Museum Library, Newport News, VA.

Virginia Historic Society, Richmond, VA.

Virginia Museum of Transportation, Roanoke, VA.

A permanent canal exhibit is displayed at Goochland County Historical Society, Goochland County Court House, Goochland, VA. VC&NS outreach activities include the development of a permanent canal display with the Virginia Museum of Trans- portation to begin construction during 2000/2001.

This Web site provides links with each of the above Centers.

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