Commencement of the Ohio Canal at the Licking Summit

July 4th, 1825, Lancaster, Ohio
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F.J. Heer Print. Co. , [Columbus, Ohio
Canals -- Ohio, Ohio -- History, Ohio and Erie Canal (
Other titlesOhio archaeological and historical quarterly
Statementprinted by John Herman
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 56974b
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination48 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15532395M

Ohio & Erie Canal record book contains registry of canal boats on the Ohio & Erie Canal kept by toll officers at Chillicothe, Ohio. Ohio Board of Canal Commissioners Papers MSS # "Commencement of the Ohio Canal Licking Summit." Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly.

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Dec 15,  · Digging of the Ohio-Erie Canal began inand the first canal boat navigated the Deep Cut at Licking Summit in The surrounding swamps were drained to create the Licking Reservoir, today known as Buckeye Lake, in order to supply adequate water for the canal going north to Coshocton and south to Circleville.

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On July 4, in St. Clairsville, opposite the old courthouse, groundbreaking ceremonies were being held for construction of the National Road in Ohio.

On the very same day, just south of Newark at Licking Summit, groundbreaking for the Ohio & Erie Canal. Inthe canal was opened from the Licking Summit Reservoir northward to Lake Erie. It was well into, however, before southward canal traffic could utilize the waterway, principally because of the length of time required to complete the Deep Cut.

"This tremendous ditch"was over three miles long. presentations to its members since The Canal Society of Ohio Collection consists primarily of materials relating to the planning, construction, use, operation, and rebuilding of canals in Ohio.

Administrative Information. Providence: Gift of The Canal Society of Ohio, Preferred Citation: [Identification of Item], Canal Society of Ohio. The Ohio and Erie Canal was a canal constructed during the s and early s in Ohio. It connected Akron with the Cuyahoga River near its outlet on Lake Erie in Cleveland, and a few years later, with the Ohio River near Portsmouth.

It also had connections to other canal systems in papercitysoftware.comon: Independence and, Valley View. The canal system reached its peak aboutand then very rapidly declined. Boats no longer operated in that part of the canal passing through Newark after the 's. In the great Ohio Canal was filled in.

Agricultural has always been important to Licking County since the first Licking County Agricultural Society was formed in The canal was closed as a source of transportation.

With the canal's closing, of course, the question arose concerning what to do with the reservoir. In May,The Ohio General Assembly passed an act dedicating the Licking Summit Reservoir as a public park. The.

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Commencement of the Ohio Canal at the Licking Summit: July 4th,Lancaster, Ohio. [DeWitt Clinton;]. On July 4,at Licking Summit south of Newark, work began on the Ohio & Erie Canal. Two weeks later at Middletown ground breaking was held for the Miami & Erie Canal.

At the same time work began on the Ohio & Erie Canal from Portage Summit (Akron) to Cleveland. On July 4,at Licking Summit just south of Newark, Ohio Governor Jeremiah Morrow and New York Governor De Witt Clinton, the man most responsible for New York's Erie Canal, turned over the first shovels of dirt of what would become the Ohio and Erie Canal.

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> Captain Pearl R. Nye: Life on the Ohio and Erie Canal > Articles and Essays > Ground broken on Ohio and Erie Canal at Licking Summit near Newark, Ohio. July 4. A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era, an engineering report comparing the merits of the summits of the Sandy and Beaver and the Licking Summit of the Ohio and Erie Canal begins on page Link to the on-line text of the book.

The Sandy and Beaver Canal Historical Marker A brief history of the canal. Current photo. Ohio Canal Lands Original Plat Map Drawings These files are images of the original plat map drawings of the Ohio & Erie, and Miami & Erie Canals as surveyed from approximately to The historical value of these maps is immeasurable to canal enthusiasts and cartographers.

THE LICKING SUMMIT RESERVOIR BUCKEYE LAKE Ten miles south of Granville stands a body of water connected centrally with the history of Licking County. Known today as Buckeye Lake, this inland body of water covering nearly acres is the result of glacier activity, the building and eventual demise of the Ohio-Erie Canal, and the.

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Licking County, "A large majority of the people of Ohio know but little at present about the great Ohio Canal, and the interest taken in it at the commencement of the work.

"' It therefore is the purpose of this paper to acquaint the reader with the Granville branch of the Ohio Canal. Inthe Ohio legislature approved both routes, and work began immediately.

On July 4,at Licking Summit just south of Newark, Ohio, Governor Jeremiah Morrow and New York Governor De Witt Clinton, the man most responsible for New York's Erie Canal, turned over the first shovels of dirt of what would become the Ohio and Erie Canal.

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On July 4,Governors Clinton of New York and Morrow of Ohio dug the first shovelfuls of dirt for the Ohio and Erie Canal project, at the Licking Summit near Newark, Ohio. On April 11,Newark became a stop along the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St.

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Ohio and Erie Canal Receipts Copies of several receipts in use between and Ohio and Erie Canal Survey Drawings A set of drawings used for the canal in Summit County.

Ohio and Erie Canal Timeline A timeline of key events. Historical and current photos, a map and links to related. The Scioto County Canal Society will have its final celebration of the th anniversary of the grand opening of the Ohio and Erie Canal from 11 a.m.

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