Erie: The Canal That Made America

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This documentary marks the bicentennial of the start of construction of the Erie Canal in 1817 when surveyors and excavators began linking the young United States' east to its west. The film depicts how a young nation broke through with its first great crusade of ingenuity by willing an impossible-to-build, 363-mile man-made waterway to the American frontier.

Upcoming Airdates

  • KETKY: Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7:00 PM ET / Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 6:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 10:00 PM ET / Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 9:00 PM CT
  • KETKY: Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 4:01 AM ET / Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 3:01 AM CT

Recent Airdates

  • KETKY: October 19, 2017 at 5:00 AM ET / October 19, 2017 at 4:00 AM CT
  • KET2: October 15, 2017 at 10:00 PM ET / October 15, 2017 at 9:00 PM CT
  • KET: October 13, 2017 at 4:00 AM ET / October 13, 2017 at 3:00 AM CT
First Aired: October 13, 2017