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Tour of the Gettysburg Heritage Center
"Utilizing artifacts historical documents interactive displays and 3-D productions visitors will gain a better understanding of the events that took place in the town before during and after the battle. Find out how the people reacted to the invasion of the town – freeze flee or fight? Hear accounts of ordinary people doing extraordinary things in a time when their home was in turmoil. Located in the lobby of the Heritage Center is one of Gettysburg’s finest gift shops
From $9.00
 
Gettysburg Guided Bus Tour
"Central Gettysburg is just a convenient 1.5-hour drive from Washington DC. Make your way independently from DC to the Gettysburg Battlefield for your guided bus tour of the historical site. Settle in aboard your coach and let your expert guide take you b 1863. Over the course of three bloody days thousands of Union and Confederate solders lost their lives during the Battle of Gettysburg a defining event of the American Civil War. Learn how the opposing troops headed toward each other along the same road and see battle landmarks including East Cemetery Hill McPherson Ridge and the Railroad Cut as well as the Eternal Light Peace Memorial — dedicated on the battle's 75th anniversary. Hear how Confederate troops attacked Culp's Hill and Little Round Top but were held off by Union soldiers. See Devil's Den
From $30.00
 
Shop and Explore Tysons Corner Center
"Just minutes from downtown Washington D.C. Tysons Corner Center is the Nation’s Capital choice for selection style and fashion. World-class shopping dining and entertainment converge to offer the visitor a monumental experience. Tysons Corner Center is located about seven miles west of Washington D.C. As one of the top 10 shopping centers in the country Tysons Corner Center offers an unbeatable mix of more than 300 department and specialty stores. Tysons’ “who’s who” of retailers includes Nordstrom
From $50.00

More Things to Do in Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park

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The Fish Ladder

The Fish Ladder is one of the most interesting and beautiful areas in the C&O Canal Great Falls area. To get there, start from the tavern and walk south along the towpath, and you will soon see a side...
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LOCK 33

Waterpower from the Potomac was provided to the Armory and Musket Factory at Harpers Ferry - now in West Virginia - by a dam just upstream. Water from the dam also provide water to this section of the...
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MONOCACY AQUEDUCT

To allow canal boats to cross streams and rivers that entered into the Potomac River, it was necessary to build aqueducts - 11 were built. The largest and most famous was the aqueduct that crossed...
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TOW/BICYCLE PATH

Mules cover only small portions of the 185 miles of the Canal anymore and those areas for the benefit of local tourists as opposed to the original purpose of moving heavy amounts of cargo up and down...
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cachaseiro

"CYCLING MARYLAND."
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"CHESEPEAKE AND OHIO NHP - INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS"
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Toughluck

"Return Often, find something new with each visit"
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"C & O Canal Towpath"
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"The C&O Canal, Great Falls and more!"
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