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3 edition of Erie Canal. found in the catalog.

Erie Canal.

Peter Spier

Erie Canal.

by Peter Spier

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Folk songs -- United States -- Texts.,
    • Folk songs -- United States.

    • About the Edition

      The folk song describing the journey from Albany to Buffalo on the Erie Canal in the 1850"s. Includes musical notation.

      Edition Notes

      StatementIllustrated by Peter Spier.
      ContributionsAllen, Thomas S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.3.S746 Er
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[36] p.
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5697542M
      LC Control Number70102055

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      Left: "Map showing proposed new route of the Erie Canal from the head of "The Sixteens" (Lock No. 18) at Cohoes, to a new junction with the Champlain Canal at the south side of the Cohoes Dam" -- from: Annual report of the State Engineer and Surveyor of the State of New York, for the fiscal year ending Septem (New York and Albany. 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.

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