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The New Haven–Northampton Canal

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

After the success of the Erie Canal, canals were proposed in many areas of the young United States. Robert Madison will share his research with us, regarding the effort to build a canal from Northampton to New Haven. Begun in 1822 and completed in 1835, the canal only operated until 1847, when it was rendered obsolete by the railroad.

Zoom link for this lecture: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84485731584

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Date:
October 8
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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