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Title:
The Erie Canal in the Finger Lakes region : the heart of New York State
Author:
Klees, Emerson.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Rochester, N.Y. : Friends of the Finger Lakes Pub., [1996]

©1996
Physical Description:
xiv, 218 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780963599025
Format :
Book

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Central Library F127.F4 K528 1996 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Central Library F127.F4 K528 1996 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Central Library F127.F4 K528 1996 Adult Non-Fiction Grosvenor Room Non-Circ
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Summary

Summary

The Erie Canal in the Finger Lakes Region includes a reviewof proposals to build waterways during the 100 years preceding the canal's completion in 1825, a history of the building of the canal, and eight stories about life on the canal. Also provided are brief descriptions and histories of villages along the canal, biographies of seven people who were instrumental in the planning and construction of the canal, and comments on the future of the canal. In addition, information is included on places to see and things to do on a strip across northern New York State fifteen miles north of the canal and fifteen miles south of the canal.


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