The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chemung Canal
Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 4 Sep 1829

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Chemung Canal. - We learn by a gentleman from Elmira that Mr. Hutchinson has finished the location of the feeder from Painted Post, and of the canal from the summit level to the river at the village. It enters the river a few rods above the bridge, and by erecting a dam below the village, the interests of all are very generally consulted.

The engineer was last week locating the northern section, and in a few days the whole will be ready for the inspection of the Commissioners, who were expected n the first of this month. Excavations have been made sufficient to ascertain the soil, &c. and every thing proves more favorable than its most ardent friends had ventured to anticipate. - Ib.

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Chemung Canal