Category Archives: James River & Kanawha Canal

Richmond, VA’s TV Channel 8 coverage of canal wall demolition.

The Channel 8 reporter is interested in getting to the bottom of the demolition of the 150 feet of canal wall on city property.  She has done three stories so far.  Jennifer had some excellent quotes. http://www.wric.com/global/Category.asp?c=190525&clipId=7869757&autostart=true http://www.wric.com/global/Category.asp?c=190525&clipId=7873928&autostart=true http://www.wric.com/global/Category.asp?c=190525&clipId=7878963&autostart=true The … Continue reading

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    OHNA calls for investigation into the destruction of canal property

    Richmond, VA: The Oregon Hill Neighborhood Association (OHNA) acknowledges to Venture Richmond that OHNA made an incorrect assumption that Venture Richmond would be aware of bulldozers and construction crews operating on their own property, and therefore made the erroneous statement … Continue reading

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      Venture Richmond damages a portion of the historic James River and Kanawha Canal

      RICHMOND, VA: On Tuesday September 16th, 2012, Venture Richmond proceeded to damage a portion of the historic James River and Kanawha canal bank and to destroy a century-old brick structural component of the canal. The Oregon Hill Neighborhood Association (OHNA) has called … Continue reading

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        World Canal Conference in China issues statement on Canal in Danger in Richmond, VA

        Editors Note: The following email was received from Bill Trout: To be proposed for approval on September …   WHEREAS, the James River Canal is an important historic landmark: the first towpath canal system with locks in the United States, … Continue reading

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          Historic Canal in Richmond in DANGER of being destroyed by amphitheater

          by Charles Pool. There is a canal preservation alert in the city of Richmond, Va. where Venture Richmond has revealed plans to irreparably damage one of the oldest sections of the James River and Kanawha Canal in order to improve … Continue reading

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