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Cruising Into History: Dismal Swamp Canal Scenic, Peaceful

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The Dismal Swamp Canal is the oldest continuously operating manmade canal in the country. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is designated as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. The canal is also part of the National Underground Railroad Network, an escape route for slaves during pre-Civil War days. Green takes readers on a cruise from Elizabeth City, North Carolina, to Deep Creek, Virginia, highlighting the canal's engineering and its role in history.
Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p12-16, il, map