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Wabash & Erie Canal

Location: SE corner of High & Fifth Streets, Logansport. (Cass County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID# : 09.1966.1

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Trade and emigration route from Lake Erie to Evansville. Completed through Logansport 1840. Followed Erie Avenue and 5th Street, crossing Eel River by wooden aqueduct. Abandoned about 1876.

Keywords

Transportation, Business, Industry, and Labor