Indiana Canals

Indiana Canals

by Paul Fatout, Keith Butz, Eileen Butz
     
 

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Beginning with the first Indiana canal effort in 1804, this narrative deals with the half century of canal agitation in the valleys of the Wabash and Whitewater rivers. The rising tide of enthusiasm for internal improvements reached flood stage in the mammoth system legislation of 1836, which provided for a network of canals throughout the state, and for several

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Beginning with the first Indiana canal effort in 1804, this narrative deals with the half century of canal agitation in the valleys of the Wabash and Whitewater rivers. The rising tide of enthusiasm for internal improvements reached flood stage in the mammoth system legislation of 1836, which provided for a network of canals throughout the state, and for several turnpikes and a few railroads as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780911198782
Publisher:
Purdue University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1985
Pages:
8
Product dimensions:
6.78(w) x 9.78(h) x 0.71(d)

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