Welland Canal


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Welland Canal

(ˈwɛlənd)
n
(Placename) a canal in S Canada, in Ontario, linking Lake Erie to Lake Ontario: part of the St Lawrence Seaway, with eight locks. Length: 44 km (28 miles). Also called: Welland Ship Canal
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Biking, with my 'Gears and Beers' friends around the Niagara Peninsula, September 2014, brought us past the resting place of my fifth-great-grandmother, Barbara Bender (1741-1821), in the Carl Misener Bald Loyalist Cemetery on the Welland Canal, at Port Robinson.
Signed) REPRESENTATIVE OF GENERAL STAFF The Bureau of Investigation soon learned of von Papen's involvement in a plot to blow up the Welland Canal as well as one to hire Irish-Americans to sabotage American shipping.
The next closest comparable facility is the Welland International Flat-water Centre on the Welland Canal.
Growing up in close proximity to the Welland Canal, Burtynsky became fascinated by the ability of societies to alter environments through technology--a theme that would later become the basis of his work.
ET1 Hasani Thomas stands the lookout watch aboard USS Freedom (LCS 1) as the ship transits the Canadian Welland Canal section of the St.
4) The Welland Canal connects Lake Ontario to which Great Lake?
That agitation would ultimately result in the unsuccessful, almost comical rebellion of 1837, but two years before he assured his place in the history books for his role leading the revolt, William Lyon Mackenzie published an obscure little newspaper called the Welland Canal that, as Rosner writes, told stories of "shady land transactions, stock manipulation, and practices that would send modern forensic accountants into a tizzy of excitement.
One such alteration was the digging of the Welland Canal.
Hence, the Chetley family's decision to move to Welland in the 1920s so that Robert could take up work on the dredging barges being used to build the fourth Welland Canal.
This study examines the Welland Canal corridor, its history, its tourist potential and the considerable efforts that have been made to realize that potential (Figure 1).
Sailors welcome kits, given out by the Welland Canal Mission to sailors travelling far from home, proved equally engrossing.
Catharines and the Welland Canal for two decades, and clearly knows the sources like the back of his hand.