Great Bridge Heritage Festival a Success

VC&NS Program & Displays, Waterways Heritage Festival
[caption id="attachment_14861" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Dr. Bill Trout at the Great Bridge Waterways Heritage Festival, 2016.[/caption] 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 Canal. It is free, includes boat rides through the Great Bridge Lock and has many vendors and attractions celebrating Chesapeake’s waterways and cultural heritage. The organizers feature the VC&NS prominently in their advertising for this event, and generously provide hotel lodging and food to the VC&NS volunteers. They very much appreciate having a batteau in attendance at the festival. This event is well attended, and this year was no exception, in spite of the fact…
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