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Canal Place Authority secures $250,000 funding for River park

March 29th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Canal Place officials are continuing to communicate with local, state and federal officials to put together a funding package for a proposed river park along the Potomac River. The proposed park, estimated to cost roughly $30 million, includes installing a moderate whitewater course on the river behind Canal Place, along with docks for canoes and kayaks, walking trails and a viewing area. Dee Dee Ritchie, executive director of the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority, says they secured $250,000 for engineering and design toward the River Park from Maryland Truism…