Faculty Advisor

Bullock, Steven C.

Faculty Advisor

Samson, M. David

Abstract

Introduction: Our IQP was undertaken to help the Old Sturbridge Village research staff gain more knowledge on the Blackstone Canal. We covered the initial organization of the Blackstone Canal Company as well as the construction of the Blackstone Canal. Also, the IQP discusses the effect the railroad had on the closing of the Blackstone Canal. Information was gathered from local newspapers from the time period of the canal and from historical books discussing the Blackstone Canal. Information was gathered from local newspapers from the time period of the canal and from historical books discussing the Blackstone Canal.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 1999

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Humanities and Arts

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