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The Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor
A Guide to Its History and Sources
Edited by Michael P. Conzen and Kay J. Carr
Foreword by Edmund B. Thornton
This first comprehensive collection of historical materials relating to Illinois's only federally designated national heritage area provides a fascinating guide to the area's local, regional, and topical history resources. The guide consists of original interpretive essays and an annotated bibliography. The essays offer a substantive overview covering the broad history of the area, including its architectural heritage, and a brief history of the public drive to officially recognize the Canal Corridor's significance in the nation's development. The annotated bibliography is extensively cross-referenced.
(1988) 350 pp., illus.
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