Category Archives: Save our Canal!

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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        Canal in Richmond VA in danger with proposed development!

        VC&NS Trustee, Dr. Bill Trout submitted this article for everyone to read since the canal in Richmond is in danger! The following article was published in the Richmond Times Dispatch and we are re-posting it here in the public interest: … Continue reading

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