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GY-10053-72

Jefferson County Historical Society (Watertown, NY 13601-3379)
Michael Brown (Project Director: 06/01/1972 to present)

The Black River Canal, and Artery to the North Country

To research the history of New York's Black River Canal from its proposition by DeWitt Clinton in 1825 to its construction in 1837 and its abandoment in 1922. Through exhibits at local historical societies, the current inhabitatns of teh Black River Valley are shown the importance of the canal to their predescessors' way of life.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Younger Scholars, 2/76 - 2/85

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$656 (approved)
$656 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1972 – 8/31/1972