2 edition of History of the James River and Kanawha Company. found in the catalog.
History of the James River and Kanawha Company.
Wayland Fuller Dunaway
|Series||Studies in history, economics, and public law, v. 104, no. 2, whole no. 236, Columbia studies in the social sciences,, 236.|
|LC Classifications||TC625.J2 D82 1969|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||251|
|LC Control Number||71078009|
The Kanawha River (/ k ə ˈ n ɔː ə / kə-NAW-ə) is a tributary of the Ohio River, approximately 97 mi ( km) long, in the U.S. state of West largest inland waterway in West Virginia, its valley has been a significant industrial region of the state since early in the 19th : Ohio River. The James River and Kanawha Canal was built for this purpose, to provide a navigable portion of the Kanawha River, a tributary of the Ohio River. For the most mountainous section between the two points, the James River and Kanawha Turnpike was built to provide a portage link for wagons and y: United States.
From the Revolution to Reconstruction, the James River & Kanawha Canal (JR&KC) ran through the heart of Virginian history. The canal system, Virginia's largest and the United States' oldest, linked people and places across the Commonwealth for over a century. The James River Bateau was a shallow draft river craft used during the period from to to transport tobacco and other cargo on the James River and its tributaries in the Commonwealth of was flat bottomed and pointed at both ends. The length of the bateau varied greatly, 58 feet ( m) being a common length. The bateau was propelled by bateaumen pushing with long sturdy.
Includes a brief history of the canal company. James River & Kanawha Canal Historical Marker Photo and text of the marker. Links to related sites. James River and Kanawha Canal A history of the canal. Links to related sites. James River and Kanawha Canal Link to file of an New York Times article about the proposed completion of. (A copyrighted publication of West Virginia Archives and History) The Civil War Comes to Charleston. By Roy Bird Cook. Vol Number 2 (January ), pp. Charleston in was a straggling town of about 1, people. The post office was known as Kanawha Court House until
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Faculty of Political Science. Studies in history, economics and public law. History of the James River and Kanawha Company. New York, AMS Press  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Wayland Fuller Dunaway.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dunaway, Wayland Fuller, History of the James river and Kanawha company. New York, Columbia University, James River and Kanawha Company (Richmond, Va.), Trading companies Publisher New York: Columbia University Collection cornell; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Cornell University Library Contributor usage rights See terms Language EnglishPages: Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.
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National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian. The James River and Kanawha Company The creation of Virginia's canal system was begun inspurred on by the support of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. The goal was to create an economical and reliable way for farmers living in the interior.
No other transportation venture in Virginia's history has had the far-reaching impact of the James River and Kanawha Canal. Its design was both grand and grandiose.
A completed waterway from the Atlantic to the West meant continued dominance of the Commonwealth Of Virginia - the Mother by: 4. The James River and Kanawha Company was chartered on Febru as the successor to the James River Company, with the state subscribing to 3/5 of the stock. With the end of the Civil War the business of the canals began to fall off.
The James River and Kanawha Canal was a partially built canal in Virginia intended to facilitate shipments of passengers and freight by water between the western counties of Virginia and the coast. Ultimately its towpath became the roadbed for a rail line following the same course.
Encouraged by George Washington, the canal project was begun in as the James River Company, and later. Over a period of thirty years T. Gibson Hobbs, Jr. collected every scrap of information he could find about the James River and Kanawha Canal in Virginia. This book is a compilation of his research the talks he gave, the slides he showed, and the maps on which he meticulously cataloged the works of the canal system.5/5(3).
The James River runs through the heart of Virginia. Its water and shores have been witness to hundreds of years of history. Both before and after the establishment of the English colony of Jamestown on its banks, the James River has played a central and defining role in the development of Virginia.
The James River and Kanawha Turnpike was built to facilitate portage of shipments of passengers and freight by water between the western reaches of the James River via the James River and Kanawha Canal and the eastern reaches of the Kanawha River.
Originally proposed by a young George Washington in his. The Completion of the James River and Kanawha Canal to Buchanan, --VI. The James River and Kanawha Company at the Height of its Activities, --VII.
The Effect of the Civil War on the Fortunes of the James River and Kanawha Company; the Attempt to Enlist Federal Aidfand its Failure, --VIII.
THE JAMES RIVER AND KANAWHA CANAL In the early colonial days when Governor Spottswood, with his Knights of the Golden Horseshoe, ventured to cross the mountains, then a barrier between Virginia and the territory west, he realized the necessity of a water way to.
The historic James River & Kanawha Turnpike, now the route of U.S. 60 and parts of Interst began as a meandering game trail. Native Americans used the trail for centuries to reach the Kanawha salt licks, and later it was an important passage for European immigration through the Appalachians.
Inthe legislature passed a bill incorporating the James River and Kanawha Company to be a joint stock company with private subscriptions and State aid, replacing the original James River Company. Joseph Carrington Cabell served as president from until and was known as the “Father of the James River and Kanawha Canal.”.
User Review - Flag as inappropriate This is a good book of the history of the pioneers of Kanawha Co. Good background of the history and the people of the county.
If YOU have famous family names there is also a history of the major players in this county. The most useful part of this book is the religious section that has lists and biography's of preachers in this area.5/5(1). Transportation To The Seaboard: The Central Route, From The Mississippi River To The Atlantic Ocean, By The Ohio, Kanawha And James Rivers [James River and Kanawha Company (Richmon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Transportation To The Seaboard: The Central Route, From The Mississippi River To The Atlantic Ocean, By The Ohio.James River Corporation was an American pulp and paper company based in Richmond, Virginia. It was once the largest paper manufacturer in the world.
History. The company was founded in as the James River Paper Company by Brenton Halsey and Robert Williams, with the purchase of Ethyl Corporation's Specialty Papers Division. Halsey and Williams were both former employees of Headquarters: Richmond, Virginia, U.S.