"Map of the Wabash & Erie Canal Line from the Mouth of Tippecanoe to Terre-Haute. As Surveyed by Charles T. Whippo", U.S. Government
Period: 1835 (dated)
Publication: HR Doc. #32, 25th Congress, 3d Session
Color: Hand Color
10.3 x 12.4 inches
26.2 x 31.5 cm
This map was originally issued in a Congressional report concerning a land grant to the State of Indiana for the purpose of opening a canal to connect the Wabash River with Lake Erie. The proposed canal is depicted in light pink. The Wabash-Erie Canal was completed in 1842. It extended to Evansville, rather than Terre Haute, as shown on this map.
Issued folding on a clean sheet with light offsetting. Binding trim at lower left.