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Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor :: Fast Facts


JUST THE FACTS. Start of construction, 1817 in Rome, NY. Grand Opening of Erie Canal, 1825. Opening of Champlain Canal, 1823. Length, Albany to Buffalo  ...

Erie Canal: American History for kids *** - United States History for kids


Find a summary, definition and facts about the Erie Canal for kids. The history, construction and significance the Erie Canal. Facts about the Erie Canal for kids,  ...

Erie Canal: Definition, History & Facts | Study.com


The westward expansion of the early 19th century created a need to open up the transport of goods and people to the west. The Erie Canal started...

New York State Canal System - The Erie Canal


The legend of the grand Erie Canal flows as strongly today as it did when it was opened in 1825. Four waterways -- the Erie, the Champlain, the Oswego, and ...

Fun Facts About the Erie Canal | Visions of Holley


Oct 4, 2009 ... On Tues Sept 22, I decided to go to the Clarendon Historical Society where Doug Farley, Director of the Erie Canal Discovery Center in ...

Facts and observations - The Erie Canal


It must be within the memory of those who are natives of the State, and of sufficient age to recollect ancient facts, that the improvement of the inland navigation of ...

Erie Canal - Social Studies for Kids


One of the longest of the great American canals built in the 19th Century. The Erie Canal extends from the Hudson River to Lake Erie, at Buffalo. The idea was to ...

Erie Canal - Erie Canal, Oswego Canal and Champlain Canal Guide


Erie Canal Facts ... The Erie Canal was completed from Albany to Buffalo in the fall of 1825 and was an immediate success; it secured New York as the Empire ...

canal facts - The Rail Barons


A mural decoration in the DeWitt Clinton High School, New York City, showing a scene connected with the ceremony of opening the Erie Canal in 1825.

The Economic History of the Erie Canal


Before the Erie Canal was built New York City was not the premier port of the United States that it became. Philadelphia .... Here are some of the facts available :.

Erie Canal
The Erie Canal is a canal in New York that is part of the east-west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System Originally, it ran about 363 miles (584  ... More »
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Erie Canal Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...


Get information, facts, and pictures about Erie Canal at Encyclopedia.com. Make research projects and school reports about Erie Canal easy with credible ...

Erie Canal For Kids « - Mr. Nussbaum


Prior to construction of the Erie Canal, the transportation of goods to the western ... From Buffalo, on Lake Erie, goods could be transported to the canal from the ...

Erie Canal opens - Oct 26, 1825 - HISTORY.com


On this day in History, Erie Canal opens on Oct 26, 1825. Learn more about what happened today on History.