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VC&NS - Upcoming EventsNov12Sat20169:00 AM Palmyra Lock Cleanup @ Palmyra Canal LockPalmyra Lock Cleanup @ Palmyra Canal LockNov 12 @ 9:00 AMPalmyra 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. If you would like to bring a weedeater and/or chain saw, that would be appreciated. … Continue reading →
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Category Archives: James River & Kanawha Canal
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
On Saturday April 23, 2016 The James River Batteau Festival will be represented by Chairman Andrew Shaw. A Swiftwater Rescue Class will be held near Lynchburg, VA led by Andrew and others. Many Batteau groups will be attending for hands … Continue reading
To all those interested in the future of Richmond’s historic canal: The attached letter is from Mr. D.J. Ballinger, president of the international canal organization Inland Waterways International, containing a resolution of support for the preservation and wise use of … Continue reading
Another aspect of the historical significance of the site of Venture Richmond’s proposed amphitheater is the narrow gauge railroad tracks that are on the towpath of the south bank of the canal. This railroad track probably connected Tredegar Iron Works … Continue reading