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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  ...

14 Navigable Facts About the Erie Canal | Mental Floss


May 12, 2016 ... One of America's great early engineering feats, the Erie Canal was first completed in 1825 and helped ensure New York City's place as the ...

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: 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...

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.

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.

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 ...

Erie Canal For Kids « - Mr. Nussbaum


During the early 1800's, the new United States of America began to develop plans to build a waterway to transport goods from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great  ...

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 ...

US History: Erie Canal for Kids - Ducksters


Kids learn about the Erie Canal including how long it is, when it was built, its importance to the Industrial Revolution, and interesting facts. Educational article for ...

Erie Canal - Wikipedia
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 ...

The Erie Canal


Devoted to the history of the Erie Canal in general, as told through Images (old prints, paintings, maps and postcards), Traces (recent photographs of the ...

Erie Canal: American History for kids *** - US American History


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,  ...