Miami And Erie Canal, Deep Cut

2 mi. S of Spencerville on OH 66, Spencerville, Ohio

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Description 

Begun in 1825, the Miami and Erie Canal was one of Ohio's two major artificial waterways. It stretched from Cincinnati to Toledo, by way of Dayton; the canal brought settlers into western Ohio and provided access to markets for farmers. The Deep Cut is a vestige of the Canal. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, January 29, 1964

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000603
Areas of significance
Industry; Commerce
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Water-related
Current function
Park
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1825; 1860