Indian Creek Canal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 34° 43.760 W 086° 35.219
16S E 537812 N 3843105
Quick Description: A pioneer canal to the Tennessee River
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 6/16/2007 6:30:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM1PGN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 61

Long Description:
Northern terminus
Indian Creek Canal
First canal in Alabama
Incorporated 1820
Completed 1831
This canal was constructed to the Tennessee River to facilitate the transportation of cotton to market. Developers were: Thomas Fearn, LeRoy Pope, Stephen S. Ewing, Henry Cook, and Samuel Hazard.
Marker Name: Indian Creek Canal

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
Today, it just drains water to the river from Big Spring in downtown Huntsville.

Date Dedicated / Placed: 1965

Marker Number: Not listed

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