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Alexandria Aqueduct

It was 1830, and Alexandria, Virginia, was jealous. The new Chesapeake & Ohio Canal was two years into its construction. When completed, it...

Trail: Capital Crescent Trail
State: DC
Architecture Commerce, Economy & Work Railroads Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine
Braddock's Rock

Named because British General Edward Braddock’s expedition up to Pittsburgh, where he was roundly defeated at Fort Duquesne, purportedly launched...

Trail: Great American Rail-Trail
State: DC
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine
Castle Gatehouse, Washington Aqueduct

The castle was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), who in the early 1850s was charged with providing a clean water supply to the...

Trail: Capital Crescent Trail
State: DC
Architecture Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine

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America's Best Trail Towns

Trails can help revitalize a region simply by providing opportunities for exploration and connection. Trail towns do just that: give trail users a...

How to Prepare for a Long-Distance Bike Ride

So, you’ve always wanted to ride the entire 239-mile length of one of the country’s longest rail-trails, the Katy Trail State Park in Missouri, and...

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Top 10 Most Beautiful Trail Bridges in the US

A bridge is often the highlight of a trail trip. They can be architectural marvels, offer jaw-dropping views, or resonate with historical...

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