C&O Canal Pride Days: April 18 (Great Falls), April 25 (Williamsport) & May 2 (Paw Paw)
Saturday, April 18, the C&O Canal Trust, in partnership with the C&O Canal National Historical Park, will host the 8th annual C&O Canal Pride Days. Volunteers from around the community will spend the morning working on projects to restore and revitalize the C&O Canal National Historical Park at Great Falls.
C&O Canal Pride Days will continue Saturday, April 25 in Williamsport and Saturday, May 2 at the Paw Paw campground. People wishing to volunteer for any of the C&O Canal Pride Days can sign up the C&O Canal Trust’s website at http://www.CanalTrust.org/PrideDays.
C&O Canal Pride Days 2015 is sponsored by REI.
About the C&O Canal Trust: Founded in 2007, the C&O Canal Trust is an independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect, restore, and promote the C&O Canal National Historical Park. The Trust pursues its mission through a combination of fundraising, volunteerism, community outreach, education, and hands-on restoration. By partnering with the National Park Service, the Trust seeks to ensure that the Park’s natural, historic, and recreational potential is fully realized.
About the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park: The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park preserves and interprets the historical, natural, and recreational resources of the C&O Canal. Over 5,000,000 visitors a year enjoy the opportunities for recreation and understanding that the park has to offer. For more information, visit the Park’s website at http://www.nps.gov/choh.