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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 ...

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  ...

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...

Erie Canal Facts | Great Lakes Romances


Apr 10, 2013 ... I've been researching the Erie Canal for my next historical romance set in 1830 in my hometown of Brockport, New York (an Erie Canal village).

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 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.

Building the Erie Canal Video - New York - HISTORY.com


Opened in 1825, the Erie Canal was one of the most extraordinary engineering feats of the 19th century, connecting eastern ports and manufacturing with the ...

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
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: 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,  ...

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 ...