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Apples, 1846 ( more details)


Herald of Freedom Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



Apples

There has been a great demand for apples this season, and, consequently large quantities of them have been purchased, and will be transported to Georgetown as soon as the Canal opens. — Fifty cents per bushel is readily paid for them.




ID:
wcco069

Creator:
Herald of Freedom

Rights:
Public domain

Notes:
Farmers were able to use the canal to transport their goods to the larger markets in Washington, D. C. This way more land was able to be cultivated for a profit since there was easy access to a larger number of people to buy their produce.

Date:
1846-11-13

Collection Location:
WCFL

Subject:
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md.); Washington County (Md.), History

Coverage:
Maryland, 1824-1938

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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