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C and O Canal Headquarters

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The canal headquarters is located in an office building on U.S. 40 outside Hagerstown. Until 2001, the headquarters was at the Ferry Hill Plantation above Lock 38 at milepost 73. The headquarters has detailed information on canal activities and current conditions. The National Park Service is planning to move the canal headquarters to a building that is currently being renovated in Williamsport, Md.

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National Park Service
1850 Dual Highway
Hagerstown MD 21740