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Great Bridge Heritage Festival a Success

The Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation held their 7th annual Waterways Heritage Festival on October 15th, 2016. The festival is held at a park in Chesapeake, Virginia adjacent to where the Elizabeth River meets the Chesapeake and Albemarle … Continue reading

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New London Day 2016 was very nice

The 2016 New London day was very nice. Sponsored by The Friends of New London and Liberty University, the event was held at the historic village of New London which is just west of Lynchburg in Campbell County, VA. The … Continue reading

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Tireless James – River Cleanup Event – October 22, 2016 – Howardsville to Scottsville

Several of the Batteaux who participate in the annual James River Batteau Festival will be helping the James River Association on October 22nd, 2016 to clean out tires from the James River from Goolsby’s Falls, down-river from Howardsville to Scottsville. … Continue reading

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Palmyra Lock Cleanup – November 12, 2016

Palmyra Lock Cleanup November 12, 2016 Begin at 9:00 am The lock is located behind the Fluvanna County Courthouse at 72 Main Street, Palmyra, Virginia. VC&NS past President, Mr. Brian Coffield, is planning a canal lock cleanup event at the … Continue reading

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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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