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The day the Ohio Canal turned eerie

Debbonnaire Christopher

The day the Ohio Canal turned eerie

by Debbonnaire Christopher

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Published by Roscoe Village Foundation in Coshocton, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Roscoe Village (Coshocton, Ohio),
  • Ohio
    • Subjects:
    • Canals -- Fiction.,
    • Time travel -- Fiction.,
    • Roscoe Village (Coshocton, Ohio) -- Fiction.,
    • Ohio -- History -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      On a visit to the restored 1830s canal town, Roscoe Village, Ohio, two children slip through a time warp and find themselves living and working with a canal boat family on the Ohio and Erie Canal. Includes review questions and suggested activities.

      Edition Notes

      Statementwritten [and illustrated] by Debbonnaire Christopher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.C4564 Day 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination21 p. :
      Number of Pages21
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1398974M
      ISBN 101880443104
      LC Control Number93006614
      OCLC/WorldCa27641310

        The replica canal freighter "St. Helena III" plies the waters of an original stretch of the Ohio & Erie Canal which opened in in Canal Fulton, Ohio USA. This water-filled ditch has been here. (North Country Books, c) p. -- A little historical background and a lot of tales about the Erie Canal. Wyld, Lionel D. The Erie Canal: a bibliography. Revised ed. (Cumberland, RI: Darcy Associates, c) 19 p. (Canal Society of New York State series) -- A list of books, articles and other pieces dealing with the Erie Canal.

      1. Ohio's Shot in the Arm 2. Construction and Operation of the Ohio & Erie Canal. Visual Evidence: Images 1. Cross section of the Ohio & Erie Canal 2. Parts of a lock gate 3. Peninsula lock 4. House at L c. 5. Modern view of house at Lock 38 6. Workers repairing the canal 7. Wash day on the canal 8. Canal boat family. Putting It All. To Magazine Home Page. Boating On The Erie Canal. By Pat Piper. America's great canal system offers an inspiring history, friendly locals, a string of charming towns, and vast vistas that will make you want to stop, slow down, and in some cases, duck.

      Timothy Donovan and Rebecca Jones Macko talked about the Ohio and Erie Canal, a system made up of two canals built between and The canal was built to create a trade route from New York. Captain Pearl R. Nye: Life on the Ohio and Erie Canal captures the culture and music of the men, women, and children who worked and lived along the Ohio and Erie Canal. Nye, who was born and raised on a canal boat, never lost his love of the "Big Ditch." After the canal closed permanently in , he devoted considerable time and energy to preserving its songs and stories.


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The day the Ohio Canal turned eerie by Debbonnaire Christopher Download PDF EPUB FB2

Although it is a worthwhile read, to me this book is more of a political history of New York State from to than a book on the building of the Erie Canal.

I now know a lot about De Witt Clinton, Martin Van Buren, and Tammany Hall politics, but I really don't know Cited by: The Ohio and Erie Canal was a canal constructed during the s and early s in connected Akron with the Cuyahoga River near its outlet on Lake Erie in Cleveland, and a few years later, with the Ohio River near also had connections to other canal systems in Pennsylvania.

The canal carried freight traffic from towhen the construction of railroads ended on: Independence and, Valley View. was a big year for Ohio. On July 4, in St. Clairsville, opposite the old courthouse, groundbreaking ceremonies were being held for construction of the National Road in Ohio.

On the very same day, just south of Newark at Licking Summit, groundbreaking for the Ohio & Erie Canal began. Two weeks later at Middletown ground breaking was.

Eerie Ohio. K likes. Eerie Ohio is a page where people can share their views, creative arts, testimonies and thoughts on all things Fortean and Paranormal in ers: K. Inthe Ohio legislature approved both routes, and work began immediately.

On July 4,at Licking Summit just south of Newark, Ohio Governor Jeremiah Morrow and New York Governor De Witt Clinton, the man most responsible for New York's Erie Canal, turned over the first shovels of dirt of what would become the Ohio and Erie Canal. Original essays on the past, present, and future of the Ohio & Erie Canal.

Combining original essays based on the past, present, and future of the Ohio & Erie Canal, Canal Fever showcases the research and writing of the best and most knowledgeable canal historians, archaeologists, and enthusiasts. Each contributor brings his or her expertise to tell the canal’s story in three parts: the /5(3).

Inspired by the Erie Canal in New York, the State of Ohio began surveying routes in for its own grand internal improvement project. Completed a decade later, the mile-long Ohio and Erie Canal connected Cleveland, Akron, Massillon, Dover, George Washington first proposed the idea of a canal connecting the Great Lakes to the Ohio /5.

The Ohio and Erie Canal cost approximately ten thousand dollars per mile to complete, and the Miami and Erie Canal cost roughly twelve thousand dollars per mile to finish.

The canals nearly bankrupted the state government, but they allowed Ohioans to prosper. The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System (formerly known as the New York State Barge Canal).

Originally, it ran miles ( km) from the Hudson River in Albany to Lake Erie in was built to create a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great uction began: July 4, (at Rome, New York).

The Ohio & Erie Canalway is a National Heritage Area designated by Congress in to help preserve and celebrate the rails, trails, landscapes, towns and sites that grew up along the first miles of the canal that helped America and our nation grow.

Annually, more than million Americans find their way to the iconic mile Towpath. Inspired by the Erie Canal in New York, the State of Ohio began surveying routes in for its own grand internal improvement project. Completed a decade later, the mile-long Ohio and Erie Canal connected Cleveland, Akron, Massillon, Dover, Roscoe, Newark, Columbus, Circleville, Chillicothe, Waverly, and : $ The Ohio & Erie Canal is maintained, to this day, as a water supply for local industries.

After the flood, a few sections of the canal continued in use hauling cargo to local industries. The section of the Ohio & Erie Canal from Brecksville Dam (northern Summit Co.) to Rockside Road (southern Cuyahoga Co.) was transferred to the National Park.

Many canal structures used in the s are preserved in public parks along the canal. More Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor works to preserve and share our extraordinary heritage, to promote the Corridor as a world class tourism destination, and to foster vibrant communities connected by more than miles of waterway.

The Erie Canal is a canal in New York that originally ran about miles ( km) from Albany, New York, on the Hudson River to Buffalo, New York, at Lake to create a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes, the canal helped New York eclipse Philadelphia as the largest city and port [1] [2] on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.

This story was based on a song about the Erie Canal. It describes what a trip on a boat would be like on the Erie Canal. The boat carried mules and people from Albany to Buffalo. This is a cute book for children to learn about the Erie Canal.

It is simple enough for them /5. 13 Reasons Why Ohio Is The Most Terrifying, Spookiest State. In case you hadn’t noticed, Ohio is downright creepy compared to other states.

It’s full of spooky, abandoned places nature is reclaiming, haunted destinations that will give you chills and eerie unsolved mysteries. It is hard to imagine Cleveland developing into the city that it did had it not been chosen to be the northern end of the Ohio & Erie Canal.

George Washington discussed the possibility of building a canal to connect Lake Erie with the Ohio River as far back as the s, but it was not until that the Ohio Legislature voted to fund the project and construction commenced.

A one-volume history of the Ohio & Erie Canal “There have been a number of books written about Ohio’s nineteenth-century canal system, especially about the Ohio & Erie Canal, but Ohio’s Grand Canal is by far the most meticulously researched account I have ever read.”—Jack Gieck, author of A Photo Album of Ohio’s Canal Era, – By linking Ohio’s two major bodies of water Format: Ebook.

Peter Spier’s classic children’s book The Erie Canal, brings to life the people living and traveling along the Erie Canal. Bright and colorful, the book draws the reader into the illustrations set to the words of the familiar folk song, Fifteen Miles on the Erie Canal or Low Bridge, Everybody Down.

This book is a joy to share with pre. Other articles where Ohio and Erie Canal is discussed: Akron: by the completion of the Ohio and Erie Canal in and of the Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal inlinking it with Pittsburgh. Waterpower and transportation supplied by these canals led to Akron’s early development as an industrial centre.

The abundant water supply and the arrival of the railroads. A one-volume history of the Ohio & Erie Canal “There have been a number of books written about Ohio’s nineteenth-century canal system, especially about the Ohio & Erie Canal, but Ohio’s Grand Canal is by far the most meticulously researched account I have ever read.”—Jack Gieck, author of A Photo Album of Ohio’s Canal Era, – By linking Ohio’s two major bodies of water Brand: Kent State University Press.The primary work force building the canal consisted of immigrants who worked for 30 cents a day, plus food, shelter and a shot of whiskey everyday.

The Miami-Erie Canal had locks and was mile long. Loramie Summit was the high point of the canal at feet above th Ohio River and feet above Lake Erie. Three man-made lakes (Indian.I read a book for a history class called: The Artificial River: The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, Definitely more of a history book as opposed to an engineering book on how the canal was built, but definitely worth the read to realize the impact the canal had on society at the time.