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Whitfield Canal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer
N 32° 30.378 W 087° 50.255
16S E 421322 N 3596866
Quick Description: Near the original canal today.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 3/1/2009 6:35:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM5YER
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 11

Long Description:
Located in Demopolis, the canal was constructed between 1845 and 1863 by slaves to prevent flooding of the plantation.
Marker Name: Whitfield Canal

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
NA


Date Dedicated / Placed: 1974

Marker Number: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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