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Photo of C & O Canal, Georgetown (Washington, DC)

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photo of the C & O Canal in the Georgetown section of Washington, DC
Georgetown Canal (Washington, DC)

A view of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (the C & O Canal), as it passes through the center of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia. The historic C & O Canal stretches nearly 200 miles, starting in Cumberland, Maryland and ending in the Georgetown section of Washington, DC Built more than 150 years ago, the canal today is protected by the National Park Service, with a visitor center in the heart of Georgetown.
Landscapes of America, a special feature on the Travel Guide of America site, includes photos of beautiful places in the United States, including this view of the C & O Canal in the Georgetown section of the District of Columbia.