Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

5-1993

Description

This photograph shows the site of the Central Canal, a proposed 296 mile canal that was to connect Peru to Evansville where it would then meet the Ohio River.The canal was aborted after the state fell into bankruptcy in 1939. This 1993 photograph shows a section of the unfinished canal in Indianapolis. This photo, taken in White River State Park, shows modern usage of the canal, mainly for recreation and city beautification.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_River_State_Park

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Urban Parks -- Indiana -- White River State Park;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Indiana

City Name

Indianapolis

Street Address

801 West Washington St.

Keywords

Indianapolis, Indiana; White River State Park; urban parks; historic; Central Canal; urban beautification;

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