Lewis University Canal Corridor Postcards (Lewis University)
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Millville Locks on Whitewater Canal at Metamora, Indiana
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TitleMillville Locks on Whitewater Canal at Metamora, Indiana
DescriptionColor Postcard; So named from the early mills that stood here, the locks were built in 1842-1843 from stone quarried from a nearby hill. Original stone laid up without mortar. Masonry rests on timber foundation of white oak and black walnut. Restored by the State of Indiana in 1952-1953.
Transcript[To] John, Lockport, Illinois; 9-8-70 Tue - Dear John: will visit these tomorow [tomorrow] & a "covered" aqueduct in Brookville. then on to 3 canals in Ohio - & home along The Erie. Keep in touch [Signed] Allan.
SubjectMillville Locks (Ind.) -- History; Whitewater Canal (Ind.) -- History; Canals (Ind.) -- History; Postcards -- Metamora (Ind.) -- History; Metamora (Ind.) -- History
Publisher ImprintPublished for Robert E. Stoops; Colorphotography by R.E. Stoops, Connersville, Indiana; Color by Mike Roberts Berkeley, Calif. 94710
Postcard NumberingC4736
Publisher (Digital)Lewis University
SourceClick on this link to see more historical information on the Joliet area - http://www.lewisu.edu/imcanal/index-imcanal.htm
Geographic CoverageMetamora, Ind.
RightsAll rights held by Lewis University. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, please contact the Howard and Lois Adelmann Regional History Collection at Lewis University at 815-836-5579 or 815-836-5665.
CollectionCanal Corridor Postcards (Lewis University)
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