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Another remnant of canal system

Here’s yet another trace of the former Wabash & Erie Canal in Huntington County. As I said in my post last week, there was a 220-feet long dam feeding water into the canal system. At the Historic Forks of the … Continue reading

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Trace of former dam in Wabash River

The Wabash & Erie Canal was an important part of our transportation history. It opened up avenues of trade and farmers being able to market their crops further distances. It also brought people from the East to the Midwest and … Continue reading

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Reminder of an important portage in Fort Wayne

During the late summer of 2014, I was with two friends riding a bike trail in Fort Wayne. We started in Rockhill Park on the west side of Fort Wayne. The trail we rode on follows part of the old … Continue reading

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