19TH CENTURY U.S. CANALS

Connecticut

 

 

General

 

A Description of the Canals and Rail Roads of the United States – 1840
A brief description of the state's canals begins on page 48.

 

A Handbook of New England
A brief history of canals along the Connecticut River valley begins on page 291.
 

An Accompaniment to Mitchell's Reference and Distance Map of the United States
An 1835 description of Connecticut's canals is found on page 222.
 

Canals for a Nation
A brief history of canals in the state begins on page 52. 
 

Canals of the Connecticut River
Brief histories of canals along the river, including a link to additional information about proposed but unbuilt canals.
 

The Creation of the City of Ansonia and today's Valley in 1888-1889
A brief history of the community, including reference to the canals in the area.
 

Rev. March, 2021