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Park Ranger Mara Woollard demonstrates blowing a boat horn to summon the lock keeper at Great Falls Tavern on the C&O Canal. Canal boat captains often had to get the attention of lock keepers as they traveled along the waterway, especially when the lock keeper also ran a tavern and restaurant for visitors to Great Falls, Woollard said.

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