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New York State Canals: A Short History

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New York's Erie Canal has long been heralded in story and song and the legendary waterway is well known to people throughout the world. Far fewer, though, are aware of the vast 524-mile canal network that still exists in the state. Although canals in New York first appeared in the eighteenth century, it was the building of the Erie Canal during the first quarter of the nin ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published June 1st 1998 by Purple Mountain Press
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