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By Lynn Metzger,Peg Bobel,Chuck Ayers

unique essays at the earlier, current, and way forward for the Ohio & Erie Canal -- Combining unique essays in line with the previous, current, and way forward for the Ohio & Erie Canal, Canal Fever showcases the study and writing of the simplest and so much an expert canal historians, archaeologists, and lovers. each one contributor brings his or her services to inform the canal’s tale in 3 components: the canal era—the construction of the canal and its significance to Ohio’s early development; the canal’s decline—the a long time while the canal was once purely a ditch and course in backyards far and wide northeast Ohio; and eventually the rediscovery of this previous transportation approach and its transformation right into a renowned leisure source, the Ohio & Erie Canalway. integrated are many voices from the previous, similar to canalers, tourists, and immigrants, tales of canal use via numerous classes, and present interviews with a lot of persons occupied with the hot revitalization of the canal. Accompanying the essays are a different and engaging collection of photos of websites, occasions, and folks, in addition to unique maps and drawings by way of artist Chuck Ayers. Canal Fever takes a huge method of the canal and what it has intended to Ohio from its unique functionality within the state’s progress its present-day functionality in revitalizing our sector. Canal buffs, historians, educators, engineers, and people attracted to city revitalization will relish its vast use of fundamental resource fabrics and should welcome this complete collection.

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