C&O Canal's monument

C&O Canal's monument


Washington, Washington, DC (DC), US
C&O Canal's monument commemorates the completion of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal.

Inscribed on the monument:

Northeast:

“CHESAPEAKE & OHIO CANAL.

Commenced at Georgetown.

July 4, 1828.

Chief Engineer
BENJAMIN WRIGHT.”

Northwest:

“CHESAPEAKE & OHIO CANAL.

COMPLETED TO CUMBERLAND.

October 10, 1850.

CHIEF ENGINEER
CHARLES B. FISK.”
C&O Canal's monument commemorates the completion of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal.

Inscribed on the monument:

Northeast:

“CHESAPEAKE & OHIO CANAL.

Commenced at Georgetown.

July 4, 1828.

Chief Engineer
BENJAMIN WRIGHT.”

Northwest:

“CHESAPEAKE & OHIO CANAL.

COMPLETED TO CUMBERLAND.

October 10, 1850.

CHIEF ENGINEER
CHARLES B. FISK.”
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: kjfitz

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