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Worcester's Historic Canal

This is a matching activity about Worcester's historic canal. The information for this matching game was provided by students in Mrs. Doyle's class and put together with the assistance of Dorothy Pickens and Mr. Schlichte.

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What is the name of Worcester's historic canal?The Blackstone Canal
What river was used for Worcester's canal?The Blackstone River
What lake provided water for the start of Worcester's canal?Indian Lake
When was work on the Blackstone canal started?1825
When did the Blackstone canal open for operation?1828
What two cities were connected by the Blackstone canal?Worcester and Providence, R.I.
What was used to pull the boats on the Blackstone canal?Horses
What was built beside the Blackstone canal to help the horses?A road
What raised or lowered water level for boats on the canal?Locks
What form of transportation replaced the use of the canal?The Train
Was Worcester ever a port city?Yes
Is Worcester still a port city today?No


John Schlichte

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