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Erie Canal Survey, Rome showing Oswego Turnpike and Wood Creek

This is an ink, wash and charcoal map of a section of the Erie Canal in Rome. It shows the large and winding Wood Creek, an aqueduct, the remains of an old lock and dam, the location of the first earth excavated from the canal, a building and the Oswego Turnpike. The red lines indicate courses and distances. The blue lines indicate canal right-of-way. The map also shows the properties of Stephen Lush, Samuel and Jas Ferguson, the Heirs to George Clinton and Lot No. 3, 4, 96 and 97.
Identifier: NYSA_A0848-77_MC7_DR7_V7_E7_28
Date: 1834
Language: English
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives, A0848-77, Canal System Survey Maps, 1832-1843, Map no. E7-28
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Alternate Identifier: DMS ID Number: 146198
Related Archival Materials: New York State Archives. Office of the Canal Commissioners. Canal system survey maps, 1832-1843, A0848-77.: Digital representation of an ink, wash, or charcoal [18”by 26”] map in New York State Archives,Canal system survey maps, 1832-1843, A0848-77.

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