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Illinois & Michigan Canal, National Heritage Corridor.

Illinois & Michigan Canal, National Heritage Corridor.

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Published by National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National parks and reserves -- Illinois,
  • Historic sites -- Illinois,
  • Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor (Ill.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 98-0234-P.

    Other titlesIllinois and Michigan Canal, National Heritage Corridor.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17541021M
    OCLC/WorldCa39162967


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Dear Visitor, The Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area (IMCNHA) connects with people. This attractive four-color map and guide is designed to help visitors to the Illinois and Michigan Canal area of the United States locate the canal's key points of interest, including its surviving engineering works and buildings and scenic areas and historic landmarks along its : Canal Corridor Association.

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Biographical and Professional Information. Illinois and Michigan Canal (Book): Belden, David A.: InLouis Jolliet and Fr. Jacques Marquette were the first Europeans to explore the Mississippi and the Illinois River Valleys.

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THE ILLINOIS AND MICHIGAN CANAL NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR This is the second exhibit of Folk Art from the Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor sponsored by Lewis University and the Lewis University Canal Archives, and held in the Lewis University Library.

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71 Size: KB. Lockport was the headquarters of the operationally defunct Illinois and Michigan Canal. A section of the canal runs through Lockport, including the remains of the canal's Lock No.

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Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor • Massachusetts and Rhode Island Journey. Guide to Historical Sources: An Annotated Bibliography: A Guide to History and Sources. In M. Conzen, & K. Carr (Eds.), The Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor: A Guide to History and Sources Northern Illinois University : Kay J Carr, Chris E Copenhaver, Stephen Freedman, Jean M O’Brien.

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InLamb's Lockport, Illinois: The Old Canal Town, was published by the Arcadia Press. Inventory and Evaluation of Known Archaeological Resources in the Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor, Illinois.

Volume I of two. American Resources Group, Ltd. (tDAR id: ). The Illinois & Michigan (I & M) Canal connects Lake Michigan to the Mississippi. When the I & M Canal was built, it linked New York to New Orleans, and established Chicago as a major hub of trade and commerce.

The Canal is now a mile-long national heritage corridor, where you can walk, cycle, fish, kayak, ride on a replica canal boat.He also was the Santa Fe Prairie Coordinator, Director of "River Thru History Rendevous", Chairman Emeritus of the Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor Civic Center Authority.

An Inventory of Historic Engineering and Industrial Structures within the Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor This survey gives a detailed examination of early structures that still exist in the I&M Canal Heritage : Kelley Plass.