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VC&NS - Upcoming EventsSep24Sun2017all-day World Canals Conference 2017 @ Syracuse, NYWorld Canals Conference 2017 @ Syracuse, NYSep 24 – Sep 28 all-dayThe World Canals Conference (WCC2017) is headed to Syracuse, NY on September 24-28, 2017! – Marriott Downtown Syracuse. The conference is expected to draw hundreds of international delegates and thousands of local and regional residents and canal enthusiasts to waterfront events. … Continue reading →
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VC&NS News – Recent Posts
- Rucker Landing signs dedicated during Amherst County’s Batteau Day – June 10, 2017 June 10, 2017
- VC&NS Fundraising – Krogers Reward Card April 11, 2017
- World Canals Conference – Syracuse, NY – September 24-28, 2017. April 11, 2017
- Cape Fear River Atlas – First Edition, 2016 March 11, 2017
- VC&NS New Publication: The Belle of Rose Isle, A model-maker’s case study of The Reverend Robert Rose’s Double Dug-Out Canoe. December 4, 2016
- Introducing our 2017 Fundraising Campaign – “Friends First” November 20, 2016
- Palmyra Lock Cleanup a Success November 14, 2016
- Great Bridge Heritage Festival a Success November 14, 2016
- New London Day 2016 was very nice October 16, 2016
- Tireless James – River Cleanup Event – October 22, 2016 – Howardsville to Scottsville October 13, 2016
Category Archives: Save our Canal!
I found a nice video online of someone jogging from downtown Richmond up to Maymont Park. The video is a little choppy but it’s worth taking a look at. Enjoy. Share with your Canal and Batteau Friends!
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
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
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
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
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
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