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8 edition of The Erie Canal found in the catalog.

The Erie Canal

A Primary Source History of the Canal That Changed America (Primary Sources in American History)

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Published by Rosen Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sources,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Transportation,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History - United States/General,
  • Erie Canal (N.Y.),
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8120462M
    ISBN 100823936805
    ISBN 109780823936809
    OCLC/WorldCa49626341

    The book details Holtham's travels in parts of the Eastern United States, particularly in New York along the Erie Canal, only six years after the completion of the canal. Several cruises on the Erie Canal are available for those desiring to experience this historical site first hand. The Erie Canal: gateway to empire ; selected source materials for college research papers. Building America -- A history of the Erie Canal for young readers. Within a decade of the opening of the Erie Canal, tolls paid by barges had paid back the construction debt.

    The Erie Canal ; illustrated by Leonard Vosburgh. Library of Congress, Washington, D. Hecht, Roger W. Bernstein, Peter L. In areas where there were great distances between two lift-locks, stop-locks were constructed to halt the flow of water so that sections could be drained for maintenance to keep the canal operable. The map books are for the most part unindexed.

    Winston Co. The water was then raised to the level of the water in front of the upper gate and the gate would open, freeing the boat at the higher level. On the western side, the challenge was the Niagara Escarpmenta metre foot rock ridge. Bookman Associates, c p.


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The Erie Canal book

Close by you will find the second-largest wine-producing region in the country, access to Niagara Falls, close proximity to the Finger Lakes and much, much more!

Finally, a year ago I participated in the Erie Canal Bicycle tour, an 8 day trip from Buffalo to Albany mostly along the canal. Veeder, David H. Also available is a separate collection of 15 reproduction postcards.

Bookman Associates, c p.

NEW BOOKS:

The Erie Canal: thruway of yesterday : an exhibition featuring the th anniversary of the opening of Rochester's first aqueduct over the Genesee River, October-November-December Hawthorne, Nathaniel.

Canal Water and Whiskey: tall tales from the Erie Canal country. At Erie Canal Adventures, we provide the means to explore one of the most impressive waterways in North America. Now available as a reprint by Heron's Bend Productions.

Today very few remnants of the canals remain, however if one is willing to trek off the beaten path and knows where to look the remains of old gates and lock houses can still be found, the remaining vestiges of a once prosperous pioneering transportation network that opened up Pennsylvania's native industries and commerce to the world.

Restroom facilities, snacks and beverages are available on board the boat. Entering the Lock A green light means come ahead. Cruising America's waterways -- A heavily illustrated tour of today's Erie Canal with some historical information.

The Era of the Erie Canal. Bernstein, Peter L. Larkin, F. New York State Canals: a short history. Also available is an accompanying collection of 15 reproduction postcards. To maintain an adequate supply of water to the canal numerous dams were constructed on the rivers feeding into it.

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The beginning of the end for the canals came with the widespread use and increased manufacturing of steam locomotives beginning in the late s. The third Act of 25 February officially sparked "the commencement of a canal to be constructed at the expense of the state and to be styled The Pennsylvania Canal.

The Main Line connected the east to the west, allowing goods from the ports in Philadelphia to be easily distributed throughout the State and to travel as far as Pittsburgh. Winston Co. Canal engineer Nathan B. Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, c 87 p.

They sleep six people. Taking into consideration the routes of more westerly states and their tendencies to bypass the Philadelphia waterways en route to the harbors in New York and Baltimore, Pennsylvania assemblymen had to act in such a way as to enable Pennsylvanian goods to reach other markets and encourage merchants to bring their goods through Philadelphia into Pennsylvania.

Cyclotour Guide Books, p. It was the Erie Canal that first opened up the West to American enterprise and imagination, bringing vast riches and a far-reaching vision to a rapidly expanding nation.

At its southern terminus near Beaver, the Beaver and Erie was linked by the Ohio River to Pittsburgh and the principal east-west Pennsylvania transportation system of the time, the Main Line of Public Works. The map books are for the most part unindexed.

The Erie Canal : Albany to Buffalo. The author of the highly acclaimed Water for Gotham, he lives in Manhattan.The NYS Canal System consists of more than miles of interconnected canals, lakes, and rivers, including the Erie, Champlain, Oswego, and Cayuga-Seneca Canals.

You can paddle all of it. Paddlers going from end to end of the Erie Canal typically plan to 3 weeks to make the mile journey. Erie Canal Book Talk and Signing. pm. entertaining talk on traveling and living in New York State from Lake Champlain to Albany to Lake Erie and points in between!

This talk is presented by the Office of Cultural Education and the New York State Library. The Beaver and Erie Canal, also known as the Erie Extension Canal, was part of the Pennsylvania Canal system and consisted of three sections: the Beaver Division, the Shenango Division, and the Conneaut Division.

The canal ran miles ( km) north–south near the western edge of the state from the Ohio River to Lake Erie through Beaver County, Lawrence County, Mercer County, Crawford Construction began: We welcome you to beautiful Mohawk Valley and Erie Canal Cruises. Erie Canal Cruises tour boats Lil’ Diamond II and Lil’ Diamond III are docked at Gems Along the Mohawk, the Official Mohawk Valley Visitor Center.

The Erie Canal Unit Study Resources and Worksheets

Located at Mohawk Street in Herkimer, NY, we are directly across from the New York State Thruway Exit The Erie Canal House is located in the heart of the historic Village of Canajoharie, NY.

Restaurants and shopping are only blocks away. The Arkell Museum with its collection of 19th and 20th Century art is across the street from the Erie Canal House/10(3). On July 4th,ground was broken for the Erie Canal at Rome, N.Y.

Two hundred years later,is the celebration of the bicentennial of this historic event. Proposed in and completed inthe canal links the waters of Lake Erie in the west to the Hudson River in the east.