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June 6, 2015 2:00pm–3:33pm

History of the C&O Canal

Reston Regional Library

11925 Bowman Towne Drive

Reston, Virginia 20190

Historian Mike High, author of The C&O Canal Companion: A Journey Through Potomac History, will present an illustrated lecture on the history of the upper Potomac, from the first explorations by Swiss adventurers and Swedish traders to its preservation and reemergence as a favored venue for hikers, bikers and kayakers. High’s book has recently been published in an expanded second edition by the Johns Hopkins University Press.


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