Friends of Historic Great Falls Tavern

The Friends of the Historic Great Falls Tavern is a not-for-profit, member-supported organization dedicated to preserving the Historic Great Falls Tavern and other historic structures located in the C&O Canal National Historical Park.

Originally founded in 1973 as the Friends of the Great Falls Tavern to advocate on behalf of preservation and educational projects in the park, The Friends of the Historic Great Falls Tavern was recognized as a qualified 501(c)(3) charity in 1997, both to carry on the mission of the the original Friends, as well as to enable the organization to accept active stewardship of major preservation projects in the Park.

Your membership in the Friends and your donations to its activities make it possible to maintain these activities. Please visit our Membership and Donations page.

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