Here first Canal in United States was built in 1802The British-owned Company, which was chartered to render the Conn. River navigable here in 1791, was 10 years building the 9 locks and dam around the Great Falls, 52 ft. high. After the railroad came in 1849, river traffic declined and the canal was used for water power only.
|Placed By||Vermont Historic Sites Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 5:51pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 707993 N 4778847|
|Decimal Degrees||43.13380000, -72.44270000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 8.028', W 72° 26.562'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 8' 1.68" N, 72° 26' 33.72" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 23 Bridge St, Town of Rockingham VT 05101, US|
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