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Wabash-Erie Canal

Wabash-Erie Canal

Fort Wayne on the old canal

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Published by The Library in [Fort Wayne, Ind.] .
Written in English

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  • Wabash and Erie Canal (Ind. and Ohio)
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    • Wabash and Erie Canal (Ind. and Ohio) -- History.

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      Statement[prepared by the staff of the Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County].
      ContributionsPublic Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE396.W2 W33 1952
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[25] p. :
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2975010M
      LC Control Number84222966

      The Carroll County Wabash & Erie Canal, Inc. was formed in to preserve the Canal in Carroll County and honor the significance of the Canal Era in Indiana's history. To visit Wabash Erie Canal Park on your trip to Delphi, use our Delphi journey planner. Source. Paulding County Canals. The following is an excerpt from O. Morrow and F. W. Bashore’s Historical Atlas of Paulding County, Ohio, published in The building of the Wabash & Erie and Miami extension canals through the county was looked upon as being one of the most important events of the pioneer days.

      Received a message from Dan Cain, Wabash & Erie Canal Interpretive Center "calling for volunteers" function on Feb. 24th - 8 p.m. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer for the Wabash & Erie Canal Society of IN, should attend this function. This is a great group of folks who've made great contributions to preserving canal history. Me?1/5(1). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A Trip on the Wabash and Erie Canal by Steele Marilyn (, Paperback) at the best online prices at .

      Wabash & Erie Canal opened Fort Wayne - Delphi; Canal completed Evansville to Toledo; Lake Erie, Wabash, & St. Louis Railroad through Delphi; Delphi becomes a city; Delphi, Images of America Series, by Anita Werling and Bonnie Maxwell, was published by Arcadia Publishing in Learn about the book here. The Wabash and Erie Canal was a shipping canal that linked the Great Lakes to the Ohio River via an artificial waterway. The canal provided traders with access from the Great Lakes all the way to the Gulf of miles long, it was the longest canal ever built in North America. The canal known as the Wabash & Erie in the s and thereafter, was actually a .


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Manufacturer: Fort Wayne Public Library. During the construction of the lower section of the Wabash and Erie Canal, the two men shared the same Terre Haute office.

The annual reports for the years have been bound into one volume, Report of the Superintendent of the Wabash and Erie Canal (catalog # IWr, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis).

There is no title page or. WABASH AND ERIE CANAL Paperback – January 1, by Wabash and Erie Canal (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, "Please retry" — Author: Wabash and Erie Canal. Wabash Erie Canal Park, Delphi: Address, Phone Number, Wabash Erie Canal Park Reviews: //5(38).

Book Now Wabash & Erie Canal Full Suite (Room ) Book Now. Gene Stratton Porter Full Suite (Room ) Beautified with Parisian sophistication, this two-room suite offers a subdued atmosphere ideal for rest and relaxation.

The adornment fittingly reflects its honoree, Wabash native Gene Stratton Porter, who was an American author, amateur. A state bond for the Wabash and Erie Canal. Bonds like this were issued to citizens and speculators for funding of the failed Internal Improvements Act ofcourtesy of the Indiana Historical Wabash-Erie Canal book.

The economic Panic of and the dissolution of the Second Bank of the United States left the country gripping with economic hardship. This. “Past this point flowed the Wabash and Erie Canal begun at Fort Wayne in and dedicated at Fort Wayne July 4, In its final phase the canal ran from Maumee Bay on Lake Erie, through Fort Wayne and southwestward to Lafayatte and thence to the Ohio was abandoned insold inand its path through Fort Wayne sold in to the Nickel Plate Railroad.

The item The Wabash-Erie Canal: Fort Wayne on the old canal, [prepared by the staff of the Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County.] represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library. The full route of the Wabash and Erie Canal measured miles long, making it the second longest canal in the world.

Economically, the canal was not a success. The Panic of caused a depression in that led to workers' strikes and statewide debt. Expensive canal projects began to slow or die and public sentiment began to turn away from File Size: 57KB. Legacy Projects > A Poet’s Pilgrimage on the Wabash & Erie Canal A Poet’s Pilgrimage on the Wabash & Erie Canal Author Liza Hyatt will share poems and stories developed while following the path of the Wabash and Erie Canal, researching the lives of her canal building Irish ancestors who came to Indiana in the s.

Wabash and Erie Canal (Ind.) Filed under: Wabash and Erie Canal (Ind. and Ohio) General instructions to superintendents on the Wabash and Erie Canal. ([Terre Haute] Indiana: [s.n.], ) (page images at HathiTrust) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms.

Hotels near Wabash Erie Canal Park Hotels near Wabash Erie Canal Park, Within 6 miles (10 kilometers) of Wabash Erie Canal Park, there are a total of 13 accommodation options that are eager to welcome you.

If the time is right, book a guided tour around the University of Evansville to get a feel for the enthusiasm within this campus. Indiana History Comes Alive On the Wabash & Erie Canal. If you like living history than a stop at the Wabash Erie Canal Park in Delphi IN is a must. Slightly off the tourist flow but so worth the trip this preserved park includes the longest remaining stretch of miles of watered canal that once ran through Indiana/5(38).

Wabash and Erie Canal Indiana was incorporated as a state inFountain County, inand Attica was laid out and platted, also in The building of the Erie Canal in upstate New York proved so successful that the residents of Indiana saw the potential of such a canal here.

After much debate. Illustrations for Andrew L. Clark's. book, "THE WABASH And ERIE CANAL: The Lower Divisions" The Indiana Governors.

Learn More. Permalink. Gallery El Chapo apprehended. Cartoons. El Chapo apprehended Cartoons. El Chapo's new dressing. Get this from a library. The Wabash-Erie Canal: Fort Wayne on the old canal. [Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County.;]. This is an informational booklet about travel along the Wabash-Erie Canal through Huntington, Roanoke, and Fort Wayne IN at the opening of the canal in the s.

It includes photographs, captions, a glossary, title page, bold print words, and. Wabash and Erie Canal Culvert #, also known as Burnett's Creek Arch and County Bridge #, is a historic culvert built for the Wabash and Erie Canal and located at Adams Township, Carroll County, was built inand is a semicircular span measuring 20 feet long, 10 feet high, and 87 feet, 6 inches on: Towpath Rd.

at Lockport, Adams. The Erie Canal is a mile waterway that connects the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean via the Hudson River in upstate New York.

The channel, which. Dan McCain, President of the Wabash and Erie Canal Association, demonstrates the pump used to fill the horse trough. If you visit the Wabash and Erie Canal. The Wabash and Erie Canal, located at W Washington Street in Delphi, Indiana, offers canal boat rides during summer months.

The museum and hiking trails are open year-round. Canal Lands were tracts of land donated by the federal government to several Great Lakes states in the 19th century to encourage internal improvements and aid in funding the construction of states sold the land tracts to private parties to raise funds for canal construction.

Checkerboarding was used as a compromise method between opponents and proponents of .OCLC Number: Description: 62 pages: illustrations, facsimiles, maps ; 28 cm: Contents: Why build a canal? --Early Indiana transportations routes --Wabash & Erie Canal --Greene County canal structures --Johnstown --Ports along the canal --Artifacts found --Land abstract --Peter Vanslyke --Andrew Downing --Excerpt from Jasonville story --Greene County.

However, there was not time to make up the millions that had been borrowed. The steam locomotive, the “iron horse,” took over. It is very notable that the Wabash and Erie Canal holds the distinction of being the second longest in the WORLD, only topped by the Grand Canal of China.

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