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10.26.12 | | Comments
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>>Just The Facts
Today in 1825, the Erie Canal officially opened. Here are some more facts about the famous New York waterway.
FACT: Construction on the Erie Canal began on July 4th, 1817.
FACT: The Erie Canal connects Albany, New York on the Hudson River to Buffalo, New York on Lake Erie. It runs about 363 miles.
FACT: The Erie Canal helped complete the first transportation system between the eastern seaboard and the western interior of the U.S. that did not require portage.
FACT: In 2000, Congress designated the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor to recognize the historical importance of the canal system.
Have a great weekend!