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Title C. Dyer Diary
Author/Creator Dyer, C
Date 15 Jun-27 Jul 1821; 1837
Document type Travel Journal
Description C. Dyer’s diary of a trip to Canada. Travelling first by horseback and then by boat, Dyer left Fayette, North Carolina and headed north into Canada, passing through Pennsylvania, Virginia, and western New York. His entries concern the beauty of the changing landscape, the convenience and safety of newly constructed canals, a visit to Niagara Falls, and his travels by steamer. Apart from the diary is a series of dessert recipes recorded between 1827 and 1837.
Theme(s) The Great Outdoors  
Regions United States of America  North America  
Country/State Pennsylvania  Virginia  New York  Canada  
Ships Ontario
Keywords canal, shipping, steamboat, Niagara Falls, food, architecture, religion, church, stagecoach, river, Catholicism
Reference Ms. Sbd-125
Library Massachusetts Historical Society
Language English
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