The Ohio & Erie Canal a glossary of terms by Terry K. Woods

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Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio .

Written in English

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  • Ohio and Erie Canal (Ohio),
  • Terminology

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Other titlesOhio and Erie Canal
Statementcompiled by Terry K. Woods
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTC625.O28 W66 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination53 p. :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25321613M
ISBN 109781606351062
LC Control Number2011016819

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