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Wabash and Erie Canal

Location: SE corner of Vanderburgh Courthouse lawn, 5th & Vine Streets, Evansville. (Vanderburgh County, Indiana)

Indiana Historical Bureau

ID# : 82.1947.1

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Completed from Lake Erie to Evansville, 1853. Used till 1865. Passing from 5th St. to 1st Ave., canal widened into basin for docks covering part of this square.

Keywords

Transportation, Business, Industry, and Labor