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Middlesex Canal
also called Middlesex

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  1. was a 27 mile (44 km) barge canal connecting the Merrimack River with the port of Boston

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  2. When operational it was 30 feet (9.1 m) wide, and 3 feet (0.9 m) deep, with 20 locks, each 80 feet (24 m) long and between 10 and 11 feet (3.0 and 3.4 m) wide

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  3. It also had 8 aqueducts

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  4. The canal was chartered on June 22, 1793 with a signature by Governor John Hancock, and was built between 1795 and 1803 under the engineering guidance of Loammi Baldwin, with the aim of opening up the vast interior of New England to merchant capital

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