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Ohio canals

Chester Evans Finn

Ohio canals

public enterprise on the frontier / by Chester E. Finn

by Chester Evans Finn

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Published by Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County in [Fort Wayne, Ind.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canals -- Ohio -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOhio archaeological and historical quarterly ; v. 51, no. 6, 1942
    ContributionsPublic Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15009047M

    Sep 29,  · With the Ohio River to the south-southwest and Lake Erie to the north and no navigable natural body of water to link them 1, the state of Ohio in the United States seemed an excellent place for the construction of canals in the early to mids. Lake Erie was important for shipping and the Ohio River stretched from the Mississippi to northern Pennsylvania. 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 .

    The Ohio canals live again through the eye and hand of artist-historian Frank N. Wilcox. From his years of walking the canal ways and exploring the broken locks to searching old newspapers and musty records, Wilcox built this novarekabet.com: Frank Wilcox, William McGill, Lynn Metzger, Peg Bobel. The canals opened up Ohio to new markets, new settlers, agriculture, and industry, depositing large sums of money into the region and giving Ohioans a surge of confidence and optimism. Despite these impressive results, the canals struggled when other modes of transportation, such as the National Road and river steamboats, became serious.

    A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era, a message from the Governor regarding the canals linking Ohio and Pennsylvania begins on page ; an engineering report comparing the merits of the summits of the Sandy and Beaver and the Licking Summit of the Ohio and Erie Canal begins on page Link to the on-line text of the book. The. It is hard to imagine Cleveland developing into the city that it did had it not been chosen to be the northern end of the Ohio & Erie Canal. George Washington discussed the possibility of building a canal to connect Lake Erie with the Ohio River as far back as the s, but it was not until that the Ohio Legislature voted to fund the project and construction commenced.


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Oct 08,  · Canals Of Ohio: A History And Tour Guide [Boone Triplett] on novarekabet.com Ohio canals book shipping on qualifying offers. Summary of Ohio's 1, mile long canal system, which was started in and closed after the flood. Primarily a tour guide that describes canal structures remaining in the field with a fair amount of local history also Ohio canals book.

A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era, [Jack Gieck, George W. Knepper] on novarekabet.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book s a profusely illustrated interpretation of life along Ohio’s nineteenth-century canal system: the Miami & Erie Canal in the western part of the stateCited by: 2.

The Ohio and Erie Canal was a canal constructed during the s and early s in novarekabet.com connected Akron with the Cuyahoga River near its outlet on Lake Erie in Cleveland, and a few years later, with the Ohio River near novarekabet.com also had connections to other canal systems in Pennsylvania.

The canal carried freight traffic from towhen the construction of railroads ended novarekabet.comon: Independence and, Valley View. The Ohio canals. Home / Books / The Ohio canals. By Frank Wilcox ; selected and edited by William A.

McGill ; with a new introduction by Lynn Metzger and Peg Bobel Added February 5, Find Book in Print. Using The Library. Access & Privileges; Ask Us; Borrow, Renew, Return; Deafness and Outreach Collection; Find an Ohio Library.

The Ohio canals book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Ohio canals book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “The Ohio canals” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving Ratings: 0. Historic Ohio Canals.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. The Warren County Canal was a spur of the Miami and Erie Canal to Lebanon, the county seat of Warren County, Ohio. The Ohio and Erie Canal in Following is a list of historic canals that were once used for transportation in Ohio.

Hocking Canal. Miles of paved pathways make this one of the most extensive bike paths in the country on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Towpath Companion Guide. There is a spiral bound travelers guide book available that is highly recommended even for motorist's that covers the entire length of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail.

Ohio's Canal System. Ohio was only 21 years old when the legislature authorized funding for an Ohio Canal. This was not a spur of the moment decision. A commission had already conducted a study to see if it was even possible for a canal to cross the state.

The Ohio canals live again through the eye and hand of artist­historian Frank N. Wilcox. From his years of walking the canal ways and exploring the broken locks to searching old newspapers and musty records, Wilcox built this record.

Get this from a library. The Ohio canals. [Frank N Wilcox; William A McGill] -- "A pictorial survey of the Ohio canals using the drawings and paintings of the late Frank Wilcox, supplemented by selections from the original text by the artist with revisions by William A.

McGill.". Get this from a library. The Ohio canals. [Frank N Wilcox; William A McGill] -- From Cleveland to Portsmouth and Toledo to Cincinnati, two great canals and numerous connections and feeders laced Ohio with a thousand miles of waterways in the years before the Civil War.

They were. Canals -- Ohio. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Canals; Canals -- United States; Ohio; Narrower term: Wabash and Erie Canal (Ind. and Ohio) Filed und. The Ohio Canals Wilcox, Frank, McGill, William, Metzger, Lynn, Bobel, Peg Published by The Kent State University Press Wilcox, Frank, et al.

The Ohio Canals: Second Author: Frank Wilcox, William McGill, Lynn Metzger, Peg Bobel. Aug 23,  · The Big Ditch: The Story of the Ohio Canals (originally published in by Pioneer Press). I am a native Ohioan, and we began our homeschool journey while living in Dayton, OH.

When our older son Mark was studying Ohio history in fourth grade, we checked this book out of the library to accompany his curriculum.

towpath. To purchase a copy of the book Towpaths, a collection of articles from the Canal Society of Ohio, Click Here.

The Canal SOciety of ohio is a volunteer organization, founded indedicated to recreation, education, research and preservation related to Ohio's historic canals. The Ohio and Erie Canal was one of Ohio's most important canals during the mid nineteenth century.

During the late s, Governor Thomas Worthington and Governor Ethan Allen Brown both supported internal improvements, especially canals. Today, they are all but vanished, except for the preservation efforts of some historical societies.

The Ohio canals live again through the eye and hand of artist-historian Frank N. Wilcox. From his years of walking the canal ways and exploring the broken locks to searching old Brand: Kent State University Press. Check Out What's Being Checked Out Right Now The Ohio Digital Library is a program of the State Library of Ohio and is supported in whole or in part by federal Institute of Museum and Library Services funds, awarded to the State Library of Ohio.

Timothy Donovan and Rebecca Jones Macko talked about the Ohio and Erie Canal, a system made up of two canals built between and The canal was built to create a trade route from New York. Ohio's Historic Canals Ohio's mile network of navigable canals, constructed between andprovided a system of economical transportation where none had previously novarekabet.com young state with its isolated frontier economy was transformed almost overnight.

The canals opened many markets for its agriculture and industrial products, and attracted thousands of immigrants to the state.

Here and Now--Ohio's Canals book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(2).Box 2: The Richard Howe Collection Folder -- Contents. Scope and Content: This collection is comprised of a number of handwritten notebooks containing notes on canal water measurements, observations of canals, and accounting novarekabet.com of these notebooks belonged to .Howe, Richard.

() Papers include a survey book regarding the Ohio & Erie Canal. Richard Howe Papers MSS # Container #9. Kelley, Alfred. () Letters from Alfred Kelley to Allen Trimble regarding a canal in Ohio from Akron to Cleveland.

The Ohio Canals: A Pictorial Survey of the Ohio Canals Using the Drawings and.