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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…


The batteau Mary Marshall Runs the New River Gorge Successfully!

The following article is reposted in the public interest and is from: The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia May 24, 2012 Group navigates New River in batteau boat By C.V. Moore Register-Herald Reporter LANSING — It was an old-timey day on the New River Wednesday, with a historic descent of the lower section of the river…

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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: Save Richmond’s canals,  again Our historic canals should be saved so their future development can…