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Canal town & county seat

Canal town & county seat

the historical geography of Morris

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Published by Committee on Geographical Studies, University of Chicago in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Morris (Ill.)
    • Subjects:
    • Morris (Ill.) -- Historical geography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-223).

      Other titlesCanal town and county seat.
      Statementedited by Michael P. Conzen and Valerie M. McKay ; contributors, Katherine S. Bullard ... [et al.].
      SeriesStudies on the Illinois & Michigan Canal corridor ;, no. 8
      ContributionsConzen, Michael P., McKay, Valerie M., Bullard, Katherine S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF549.M875 C36 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 223 p. :
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1080322M
      ISBN 100890651434
      LC Control Number94003798
      OCLC/WorldCa30815858

      The world-famous Erie Canal, in New York State, lets you experience history, recreation, and the very best that small-town America has to offer. Stretching almost miles ( km) from Buffalo to Albany, up and down 35 locks, under countless bridges, and through dozens of picturesque communities, the Canal was America's first superhighway and the crown jewel of the Empire . Lockport is a city in Niagara County, New York, United States. The population at the census. The name is derived from a set of Erie canal locks within the city. Lockport is the county seat of Niagara County and is surrounded by the town of Lockport. It is part of the Buffalo–Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.

        Book a room at one of the waterfront bed-and-breakfasts for a front-row seat. Local tip: For live music and margaritas, grab a stool on the dock of Schaefer’s Canal House ( Bank St.; ). The large incorporated city of Paterson () is pink. Circling the map are sixteen additional town plans, including a very detailed one (at a scale of feet to 1 inch) for the largest, Paterson, shown at the top right. (See the listing of these town plans in the description of the map in the Bergen County section.).

        Cecil County is in the northeast corner of Maryland, bounded on the north and east by the Mason-Dixon Line with Pennsylvania and Delaware. The western border is defined by the lower reaches of the Susquehanna River and the northernmost coves, flats and tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay. Alleghany County (J ) ADDITION TO MILL SEAT () David Lynn was assessed of Addition to Mill Seat, acres, Tax list of Wills Town Hundred. Cf. Cumberland Hydraulic Cement Works. ADDITION TO MILL SEAT (3) Richard Willison owned Addition to Mill Seat, acres, tax list of Murley Branch Size: KB.


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