C&O Canal National Historical Park

Angela Sirna, “From Canal Boats to Canoes: The Transformation of C&O Canal, 1938 to 1942,” West Virginia University, May 2011.

My master’s thesis looks at how the C&O Canal was fundamentally transformed from a defunct transportation system to a park during the New Deal. This is one of the first cases of federal historic preservation.

Read it here: Sirna MA Thesis

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