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The Dismal Swamp Nobody Knows – New Publication from the VC&NS, 2016.

The Virginia Canals & Navigations Society is proud to announce the publication of The Dismal Swamp Nobody Knows by William C. Hoffman and William Trout, III., Published by William Holt Messerly, Jr., 2016. This new book is 11 x 8 … Continue reading

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VCNS 2016 Annual Conference a great success Saturday Night in Lynchburg

The VCNS annual conference in lynchburg continued Saturday night with dinner at the Depot Grill. The food and atmosphere was very good. After dinner everyone walked over to Amazement Square for the business meeting and desert. Amazement Square welcomed the … Continue reading

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VCNS 2016 Conference – Saturday – Canal Sites tour with Dr. Bill Trout

The VCNS conference continued on Saturday morning with a tour of canal sites led by Dr. Bill Trout. We started off in downtown Lynchburg at the bottom of 9th St. Bill showed a model of the area to point out … Continue reading

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VCNS 2016 Annual Conference off to great start at Batteau House!

The 2016 annual conference for the Virginia Canals & Navigations Society kicked off on Friday April 22, 2016 at “Batteau House”, which is the new home for the VCNS. Dr. Bill Trout was showing off some of the many many … Continue reading

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