The Erie Canal: A Story of Building the Impossible

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The incredible 200-year-long story of the Erie Canal including its inception, challenging engineering and construction, instant success (even before it was finished), enlargement , replacement, demise, and resurrection. Learn its connection to the Statue of Liberty, why it was called “The Eight Wonder of the World” and “The Mother of Cities,” and the real meaning behind the “The Erie Canal Song,” “Low Bridge: Everybody Down” (“I’ve got an old mule and her name is Sal”).

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