D & H Canal, The

DESCRIPTION: (After an unrelated opening stanza), the song describes a flood which hit the canal in 1878. "The embankment broke" and "the damage was terrific"; the rest of the song details some of the damage done
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1982
KEYWORDS: canal flood
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1828 - Opening of the Delaware & Hudson Canal
1898 - The D & H Canal closes
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
FSCatskills 172, "The D & H Canal" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST FSC172 (Partial)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Pop Goes the Weasel" (tune) and references there
cf. "Sarah Jane" (tune, floating lyrics)
File: FSC172

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