Bellows Falls Canal - Bellows Falls VT
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 43° 08.030 W 072° 26.563
18T E 707991 N 4778851
Quick Description: Located on Bridge Street in Bellows Falls.
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 3/6/2012 12:21:04 AM
Waymark Code: WMDXBN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Bellows Falls Canal

Here first Canal in United States was built in 1807

The British-owned Company, which was chartered to render the Conn. River navigable here in 1791, was 10 years building the 9 locks and dam around the Great Falls, 52 ft. high. After the railroad came in 1849, river traffic declined and the canal was used for water power onlyl.
Marker Name: Bellows Falls Canal

Location: Bellows Falls

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