Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park
—National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —Mules were the "engines" for the canal boats. Normally, a boat captain had four mules. Two worked while two rested in their stall in the front of the boat. Captains usually cared for their mules as if they were part of the family. In the canal's peak years, the 1870s, there were about 3,000 mules working on the canal.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal series|
|Placed By||National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, February 2nd, 2018 at 7:02am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 321346 N 4308155|
|Decimal Degrees||38.90413333, -77.06030000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 54.248', W 77° 3.618'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 54' 14.88" N, 77° 3' 37.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near , Washington DC 20007, US|
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