This section of our website was created by a researcher who has retired. These pages are not maintained.


The following sections provide additional detailed information, as follows:

  • A discussion of the method for creating mini-canals in the 18th century using meander necks cuts, based on evidence for the 1793 construction of thirteen such navigation channels on Wood Creek, in Oneida County.
  • An aerial photograph showing the study area for the search for the 1730 "canal".

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