The Whitewater Canal

The Whitewater Canal (HMU2C)

Location: Connersville, IN 47331 Fayette County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 37.939', W 85° 8.621'

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In 1836 construction began on this fifty-six lock, one hundred one mile canal. Opened from Lawrenceburg to Brookville (1839), it was extended to Laurel and Cincinnati (1843), Connersville (1845), Cambridge City (1846), and Hagerstown (1847).
HM NumberHMU2C
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number21.1966.1
Year Placed1966
Placed ByIndiana Sesquicentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 6:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659306 N 4388595
Decimal Degrees39.63231667, -85.14368333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 37.939', W 85° 8.621'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 37' 56.34" N, 85° 8' 37.26" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 598 S Grand Ave, Connersville IN 47331, US
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