Wabash and Erie Canal of Allen County, Indiana
Diamond in the Rough...Very Rough is a video of a two-story log cabin tavern/home built in the 1830s siting along old US 24 near Woodburn, at the edge of the Wabash and Erie Canal as it has for more than 150 years, by Eric Olsen published January 14, 2014 on
WPTA-TV 21Alive 21Country video.
- The Canal boat case: who done it?: not us, we were asleep (~1850) - Canal Society of Indiana ebook on Internet Archive.
- Canal celebrations in old Fort Wayne - 1916, Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County. cn, ebook on Internet Archive.
- Fort Wayne In Canal Days (1900) ebook on Internet Archive.
- The Wabash-Erie Canal : Fort Wayne on the old canal () - Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County ebook on Internet Archive.
Other Web Sites
- CANAL HISTORY - 1828-1881* from New Haven Area Heritage Association, Inc.
- Canal Society of Indiana
- Fleeting canal era had impact on Indiana - INDIANA AT 200, A COLUMN BY ANDREA NEAL published July 30, 2014 in The News-Sentinel newspaper.
- Lost Birds of Canal Days - a new sign in 2013 at Eagle Marsh lists Prairie Chicken, Carolina Parrot and Passenger Pigeon as birds canal riders may have seen. Need photo of sign - Sue Counterman or Tom White perhaps? See October 28, 2013 photo from Stockbridge Audubon Society shared on Little River Wetlands Facebook page.
Old Aqueduct Clubby Tom Castaldi published October 3, 2013 on the History Center Notes & Queries blog.
- Pirogues are
hollowed out from thirty to sixty foot long logs, these tree trunk boats brought families and cargo up the Maumee River from Toledo and Detroit, and returned with furs to Lake Erie in exchange for traders’ supplies.Read more on Pirogue Landing by Tom Castaldi published January 16, 2014 on History Center Notes & Queries blog.
- TAKE A DRIVE ON THE ROUTE OF THE WABASH ERIE CANAL THROUGH ALLEN COUNTY by Tom Castaldi published May 9, 2011 on the History Center Notes & Queries blog.
- The Remains of the Wabash-Erie Canal through Allen County Photos on an archived April 12, 2002 Geocities site on the Wayback Machine.
- WABASH & ERIE CANAL, LOCK NO. 2 (Gronauer Lock) original construction between 1837 and 1843, rebuilt in 1849. 8 miles east of Fort Wayne adjacent to U.S. 24 near New Haven discovered in 1992 when building an interchange on I-469. Historic information is included in this 23 page report from Historic American Engineering Record Mid-Atlantic Regional Office National Park Service, Philadelphia, PA.
- Wabash & Erie Canal map and photos from Ed Pope
- Wabash & Erie Canal links on to other web sites from 19th Century U.S. Canals