Fox River Waterway, Extending from Menasha to De Pere to Green Bay, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI
Extending from Menasha to De Pere to Green Bay, Kaukauna, WI
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER WI-83
Building/structure dates: 1850 initial construction
Part of building/structure is in Menasha, Winnebago County, WI.
Significance: The Lower Fox River Waterway is significant as the State of Wisconsin's only existing canal system. Built to facilitate steamboat navigation, the system contains composite, quarried stone and concrete locks as well as dams and remains a remarkably well preserved example of the technology of canal construction.
U.S.Army Corps Of Engineers
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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