Erie: The Canal That Made America

Erie: The Canal That Made America

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 youngnation broke through with its first great crusade of ingenuity by wil ling an impossible-to-build, 363-mile man-made waterway to the American frontier.

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Erie: The Canal That Made America

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