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historical review of waterways and canal construction in New York state

by Henry Wayland Hill

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Published by Buffalo Historical Society in Buffalo, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inland navigation -- New York (State),
  • Canals -- New York (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Henry Wayland Hill ...
    SeriesBuffalo Historical Society publications -- v. 12
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF129.B8 B88 vol. 12
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 3-549 p.
    Number of Pages549
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23380256M
    LC Control Number09013607
    OCLC/WorldCa2516941

    Email this Article Chenango Canal. Book of Plans of the New York State Barge Canal: Issued as a Supplement to the Annual Report of the Waterways and Canal Construction in New York State. Buffalo: Buffalo Historical United States Department of the Interior New York State Barge Canal Historic District National Park Service National Register of Historic Places.

    Sep 04,  · I live only a few miles from Lake Ontario and the Erie Canal, and like many people, I hadn’t experienced the unique places near my home. New York State actually became the Empire State because of its waterways. Explorers and invading armies reached New York via the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario. tourism magnets, including Niagara Falls, the State canal system, the Finger Lakes, the Adirondacks, the Catskills and New York City. The New York State Canal Corporation is a subsidiary of the New York State Thruway Authority. State legislation transferred responsibility and day-to .

    Apr 28,  · This review was written for The Erie Canal Brides Collection: 7 Romances Develop Along Manmade Waterways of New York and Ohio - eBook. The Erie Canal era was an interesting time, and the canal was built in order to bring more commerce to the immediate area of New York and Ohio in the early to mid 's. 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 esteindesign.xyz 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.


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Hill undertook to contribute to a collection of papers, to be prepared for the Buffalo Historical Society, dealing with various phases of the history of New York State waterways.

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Sep 18,  · Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup An historical review of waterways and canal construction in New York state Item Preview remove-circle An historical review of waterways and canal construction in New York state by Hill, Henry Wayland, Pages: New York State Department of Transportation to the New York State Canal Corporation, a newly created subsidiary of the New York State Thruway Authority.

With this act, a new era of rebirth dawned along the Canal System as New York State and communities all along the canals embarked on a massive.

Canal History. The New York State Canal System is not only rich in history, but also culture. Many immigrants worked long and hard on "Clinton’s Ditch" to create this magnificent waterway.

Folklore, songs and speech lingo emerged from those individuals working along the Canal. The New York State Canal System (formerly known as the New York State Barge Canal) is a successor to the Erie Canal and other canals within New York.

Currently, the mile ( km) system is composed of the Erie Canal, the Oswego Canal, the Cayuga–Seneca Canal, and the Champlain esteindesign.xyz to NRHP: October 15, The Canals of New York State [American Canal Society] on esteindesign.xyz *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This book contains well-researched articles by American Canal Society members on the Empire State canals. New York was the training ground for early canal engineers. Scores of drawingsAuthor: American Canal Society. An historical review of waterways and canal construction in New York state, by Henry Wayland Hill by Hill, Henry Wayland () Historical sketch and government of the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesman of the City of New York.

by General Society of Mechanics and Tradesman of the City of New York. [ - ] (). The Oneida Carry was an important link in the main 18th century trade route between the Atlantic seaboard of North America and interior of the continent. From Schenectady, near Albany, New York on the Hudson River, cargo would be carried upstream along County: Oneida.

Treated especially with reference to the first half of the nineteenth century. An investigation of the effect of the canal upon the nation, and particularly the shores of the Great Lakes and the State and City of New York; and a study of the development of the zones of territory bordering the through waterway between New York and Buffalo.

The New York State Canal System offers numerous vacation opportunities for the young and old alike. Try your hand at captaining your own boat or ride your bike along the over miles of Canalway Trail. More on Canals. An historical review of waterways and canal construction in New York state, by Henry Wayland Hill by Hill, Henry Wayland () Historical sketch of Niagara ship canal projects, by Hon.

Henry W. Hill. by Buffalo. Chamber of commerce. Canal committee. () An historical sketch of the Buffalo library, prior to the free library movement. A paper supporting the canal. An Historical Review of Waterways and Canal Construction in New York State – A brief history and description is on page Annual Report, New York State Canal Commissioners – Reports on the repair sections of the canal, and expenditures, begins on page Binghamton, New York - A Brief History.

The development of New York State's canal system laid the groundwork for rapid economic Canal records in the New York State Archives are valuable resources for understanding the growth and changes in canal communities as well as the development of the State's canal system and canal engineering in Because canal construction caused damage.

After the publication of this history there appeared inas a Buffalo Historical Society Publication, a volume, entitled, “Waterways and Canal Construction in New York State,” by Henry W. Hill. Senator Hill was long in the State Legislature and always was an ardent supported of canals.

New York's extremely rapid commercial growth may be partly attributed to Gov. De Witt Clinton, who pushed through the construction of the Erie Canal (Buffalo to Albany), which was opened in Today, the mile Gov.

Thomas E. Dewey Thruway connects New York City with Buffalo and with Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania express. Speaking editorially of the Book of Plans, New York State Barge Canal, a publication issued by State Engineer Williams particularly for the use of the engineering profession, the Engineering News-Record said in its issue of April 28,"Whatever be the opinion regarding the New York State Barge Canal as an economic factor there can be no.

Mar 14,  · New York City was the first capital of the United States after the Constitution was ratified in On April 30,George Washington was inaugurated as the nation’s first president at.The Canal Society of New York State was formed in Buffalo in at the annual meeting of the New York State Historical Association.

In that first year, membership was open to anyone interested in the history, folklore, and engineering of former canals and the present condition of the state’s remaining man-made waterways.In honor of the Bicentennial of the Erie Canal’s construction, New York State’s Office of Cultural Education will present this rich story with the first phase of Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal at the New York State Museum.

In collaboration with organizations on the canal corridor and across the state, the State Museum will.