Indiana Canals

Indiana Canals (Paperback)

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Indiana Canals
Paperback
Purdue University Press
06/01/1985
236pp
English
6.00" x 9.00"
0911198784
9780911198782
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Book Description

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

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