Canal slang for prostitutes.
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Built in l832 on the corner of what is now West Market and Howard streets. It was one of the first hotels with strong links to the canal, which ran within feet of the building.
Locks 10 to 16 on the Ohio & Erie Canal in Akron. These locks allowed boats to descend or rise 71 vertical feet over a distance of about a third of a mile.
(Allium schoenoprasum) A perennial plant related to the onion. Its slender rushlike leaves are used to flavor soups, omelets etc. Found in the old garden site northwest of the Mustill Store.
Pottery and sewer pipe produced in Akron accounted for the shipment of much clay, coal and finished ceramic products shipped on the canal. By l870 the industry was employing more than 700 people.
Wood cut in 4 foot lengths from along the canal. Chopped during the winter months, it was hauled and piled along the sides of the canal and boated to Cleveland during the summer and fall.
(Salix fragilis) A European tree that escaped from yards. Willows love growing near water and are therefore found along the canal and the Cuyahoga River.