New PDF release: Canal Fever: The Ohio & Erie Canal, from Waterway to

By Lynn Metzger,Peg Bobel,Chuck Ayers

unique essays at the prior, current, and way forward for the Ohio & Erie Canal -- Combining unique essays in line with the earlier, current, and way forward for the Ohio & Erie Canal, Canal Fever showcases the learn and writing of the easiest and such a lot an expert canal historians, archaeologists, and fanatics. each one contributor brings his or her services to inform the canal’s tale in 3 components: the canal era—the construction of the canal and its significance to Ohio’s early progress; the canal’s decline—the many years whilst the canal used to be only a ditch and course in backyards all over the place northeast Ohio; and at last the rediscovery of this outdated transportation process and its transformation right into a well known leisure source, the Ohio & Erie Canalway. incorporated are many voices from the previous, reminiscent of canalers, tourists, and immigrants, tales of canal use via a number of classes, and present interviews with many people thinking about the new revitalization of the canal. Accompanying the essays are a various and engaging choice of pictures of websites, occasions, and folks, in addition to unique maps and drawings through artist Chuck Ayers. Canal Fever takes a huge method of the canal and what it has intended to Ohio from its unique functionality within the state’s progress its present-day functionality in revitalizing our area. Canal buffs, historians, educators, engineers, and people drawn to city revitalization will relish its wide use of basic resource fabrics and may welcome this complete collection.

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