By Lynn Metzger,Peg Bobel,Chuck Ayers

ISBN-10: 1606350137

ISBN-13: 9781606350133

unique essays at the previous, current, and way forward for the Ohio & Erie Canal -- Combining unique essays in line with the previous, current, and way forward for the Ohio & Erie Canal, Canal Fever showcases the study and writing of the simplest and such a lot a professional canal historians, archaeologists, and fanatics. every one contributor brings his or her services to inform the canal’s tale in 3 components: the canal era—the production of the canal and its value to Ohio’s early development; the canal’s decline—the many years whilst the canal was once in basic terms a ditch and course in backyards in all places northeast Ohio; and at last the rediscovery of this outdated transportation procedure and its transformation right into a renowned leisure source, the Ohio & Erie Canalway. incorporated are many voices from the earlier, akin to canalers, tourists, and immigrants, tales of canal use via a variety of sessions, and present interviews with lots of individuals serious about the hot revitalization of the canal. Accompanying the essays are a various and engaging choice of images of websites, occasions, and other people, in addition to unique maps and drawings by means of artist Chuck Ayers. Canal Fever takes a extensive method of the canal and what it has intended to Ohio from its unique functionality within the state’s development its present-day functionality in revitalizing our quarter. Canal buffs, historians, educators, engineers, and people drawn to city revitalization will enjoy its broad use of fundamental resource fabrics and should welcome this complete collection.

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