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Above-freezing temperatures kept much snow from sticking until midafternoon; a morning 12-kilometer run along the C & O Canal towpath in Georgetown went on unencumbered.
There's a paved trail with descriptive historical markers along the former towpath for the Illinois & Michigan Canal, which was completed in 1848 and led to Chicago's growth as a great city for commerce.
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First Known Use of towpath
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Definition of towpath for English Language Learners
: a path along a river or canal used by people or horses for towing boats
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