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Windsor Locks

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Windsor Locks is a historic area located on the Connecticut River, named after the series of locks on the Enfield Falls Canal, commonly known as the Windsor Locks Canal. The canal was built to circumvent the shallows at Enfield Falls (or Enfield Rapids) on the Connecticut River, between Hartford, Connecticut and Springfield, Massachusetts. The canal, which opened in 1829, is situated along the west side of the river, adjacent to the towns of Suffield and Windsor Locks in Hartford County in the state of Connecticut, United States. The canal was unique among canals of the era in that it was designed with structural reinforcement to facilitate steam tug boat traffic. Today, the 4.5-mile Windsor Locks State Park Canal Trail follows the historic towpath of this 170-plus-year-old historic waterway.

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Town of Windsor Locks
50 Church Street
Windsor Locks, CT 06096