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American Canal Society: Covers the USA with links to other canal societies in the States and some outside.
Augusta Canal: Constructed in 1845 the Augusta Canal along the Savannah River in Augusta, Georgia, survives as one of the most intact canal systems in the United States
Blackstone Canal Conservancy: The forty-five mile long Blackstone Canal was opened in 1828 connecting Worcester, Massachusetts to Providence, Rhode Island.
A Canal Chronology: USA based dates in canal history.
Canal Society of Indiana: Canal Society of Indiana was established to bring together those who share a common interest in Indiana's historic canals
Canal Society of New Jersey: Lively canal society pages.
The Cape Cod Canal Web Cam: This is a view looking eastward at the Cape Cod Canal.
Champlain Canal Net: A navigation between the Hudson's river and Lake Erie, and the Lake Champlain.
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Association: Covering the canal and the work of the association.
Chespeake and Ohio Canal: The C & O Canal is a 184 mile long National Historical Park. It begins in Washington, D.C. and follows the Potomac River to Cumberland, Maryland.
D & H Canal Historical Society: The purpose of the Society is to preserve, protect and perpetuate the unique history of the Delaware and Hudson Canal.
The Delaware and Hudson Canal: Constructed from 1825 to 1829 the canal had 108 locks in over a 108-miles. A National Parks website.
Friends of the Delaware Canal: The Friends sponsor walking tours, educational programs, meetings, clean-ups, fundraisers, and social events
The Friends of the Genesee Valley Greenway: The Genesee Valley Greenway follows the path of the abandoned Genesee Valley Canal and Pennsylvania Railroad.
History of the Erie Canal: Historical papers and illustrations
Houseboat Magazine: This site is a general American houseboating site, including waterways and lakes and boats. It's the on-line equivelant of Houseboat Magazine. The site is updated weekly.
National Canal Museum: Based at Easton, Philadelphia, USA covers the Delaware Canal, Lehigh Navigation and Morris Canal.
The New York State Canal System: This is the official site of New York State Canal System which is operated and maintained by the New York State Canal Corporation.
New York's Oldest Canal: In 1730, a small cut was excavated across a narrow neck of land in a meander of the Mohawk. This was the first artificial channel for navigation created in what would become New York State.
The Old Middlesex Canal: The canal ran from Lowell Massachusetts to Boston during the first half of the nineteenth century.
The Panama Canal Society of Florida: Members of the Panama Canal Society have banded together, starting in 1932, to remember the great days of working on the Panama Canal.
Rideau Canal - Canada:
The Schuylkill Canal Association: The canalís original name was Oakes Reach. A "reach" is the flat water of a canal between two locks. Thomas Oakes was the navigation companyís first principal engineer.
Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway: Information and photographs on the waterway's benefits including commerce & trade, industrial development, recreation and tourism and environmental quality.

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