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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, first constructed while George Washington was the canal company’s honorary president;   that the World…

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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 the sight lines for a proposed amphitheater. This section of the canal was built shortly…