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Laura Shore <[log in to unmask]>
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A LISTSERV list for discussions pertaining to New York State history." <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 19 Aug 2003 11:08:46 -0400
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New York State has an organization devoted to promoting the canal system for
tourism. There's a brie history on their website and I'm sure they can
connect you with other resources:


Laura Shore

> Have you looked at NYS newspapers? For the list of newspapers on microfilm at
> the New York State Library - and, thus, available to you for use at your local
> library via interlibrary loan from your local library - go to the New York
> State Newspaper Project Website: www.nysl.nysed.gov/nysnp
>>>> [log in to unmask] 08/15/03 10:52AM >>>
> I am presenting a paper to a local historical society in October during the
> reenactment of the dedication of the Chaplain Canal.  The original ceremony
> took place in 1823 near the Albany Basin w/ Dewitt Clinton, et al.
> Does anyone have any information regarding this ceremony, photos, location of
> the original marker, facts and details about the canal in the Albany area,
> etc.?  The Canal Museum in Syracuse has very little information about this
> section of the canal.
> Also, based on comparisons of old maps, is it safe to assume that Erie Blvd.
> is the original location of the canal as it connected to the basin?  Any
> information you have may be sent directly to the list or to
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> Thank you