Wabash and Erie Canal
Location: Bicycle Bridge Road, 0.1 mile north of US 421 & SR 25 intersection at the trailhead access & parking for Historic Delphi Trails, west edge of Delphi. (Carroll County, Indiana)
Erected 1992 Indiana Historical Bureau
ID# : 08.1992.1
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Constructed 1832-1853, canal was nation's longest, connection Lake Erie at Toledo with Ohio River at Evansville. Key portion in Carroll County included Deer Creek Lake Dam, constructed 1838-1840 (1 mile west). Various canal structures are still in evidence.
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