Clinton-Kalamazoo Canal

Clinton-Kalamazoo Canal (HM28K7)

Location: Rochester Hills, MI 48307 Oakland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 40.388', W 83° 5.783'

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This canal, conceived at the peak of the era of canal-building, was part of Michigan's internal improvements program which was announced in 1837. The Clinton-Kalamazoo Canal would make it possible to cross southern Michigan by boat from Lake St. Clair to Lake Michigan. On July 20, 1838, construction began at Mt. Clemens amid much fanfare. Hard times, however, soon made it difficult to sell bonds to finance the canal. When the excavation reached this point in 1843, the money ran out, and all work ceased. With the coming of railroads, support for the canal vanished. The completed part was little used.
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HM NumberHM28K7
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
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Placed ByMichigan Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 328221 N 4726648
Decimal Degrees42.67313333, -83.09638333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 40.388', W 83° 5.783'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 40' 23.28" N, 83° 5' 46.98" W
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Area Code(s)248, 586
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Paint Creek Trail, Rochester Hills MI 48307, US
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