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The Potomac Canal : George Washington and the waterway west

Author: Robert James Kapsch; West Virginia Humanities Council.
Publisher: Morgantown, W.V. : West Virginia University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kapsch, Robert J.
Potomac Canal.
Morgantown, W.V. : West Virginia University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608530117
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert James Kapsch; West Virginia Humanities Council.
ISBN: 1933202181 9781933202181
OCLC Number: 141385435
Notes: "The publication of The Potomac Canal has been supported by a grant from the West Virginia Humanities Council"--T.p. vero.
Awards: Runner-up for IndieFab awards (History) 2007
Description: 373 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Early proposals for a Potomac River navigation 1754-1775 --
George Washington and the early development of the Potomac River navigation 1784-1790 --
Building the Little Falls and the Great Falls Bypass Canals 1791-1802 --
The Shenandoah River navigation 1790-1890 --
Other canals of the Potomac River Basin 1802-1828 --
Workers of the Potomac Company 1785-1828 --
Operating the Potomac River navigation 1802-1828 --
Maintaining the Potomac River navigation 1810-1828 --
The demise of the Potomac Company 1820-1828.
Other Titles: George Washington and the waterway west
Responsibility: Robert J. Kapsch.

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