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Industrial Interlude Marker
Photographer: Kevin W.
Taken: May 14, 2017
Caption: Industrial Interlude Marker
Additional Description: This 1878 map shows Fredericksburg's two canals as well as the Falmouth Canal. The canal across the lower part of the map had been built in the 1830s as a navigation canal. A dam built in 1854, just upstream of the island, had converted it to raceway. The canal shown extending into downtown Fredericksburg was never built.
Submitted: May 19, 2017, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p382924
File Size: 4.336 Megabytes


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