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Packet boats were the passenger vessels of the Erie Canal. It's not hard to see why this original canal measuring a mere four feet deep and forty feet across became known as Clinton's Ditch

Packet boats were the passenger vessels of the Erie Canal. It's not hard to see why this original canal measuring a mere four feet deep and forty feet across became known as Clinton's Ditch

Brockport, NY along the Erie Canal

Six Packet Boats in Brockport!

Ap Us History Chapter 12 Flashcards  Chapter 12 Vocabulary AP US History CourseNotesOrg

Ap Us History Chapter 12 Flashcards Chapter 12 Vocabulary AP US History CourseNotesOrg

Fort Plain, New York, circa 1880, along the banks of the Erie Canal.

Fort Plain, New York, circa along the banks of the Erie Canal.

The Erie Canal is famous in song and story.  Proposed in 1808 and completed in 1825, the  canal links the waters of Lake Erie in the west to the Hudson River in the east.  An engineering  marvel when it was built, some called it the Eighth Wonder of the World.

Canal Boat on the Erie canal transporting visitors and products throughout New York and the world through the port of New York City. It opened October 1825

Ohio and Erie Canal Marker, Waverly, OH located at the entrance to Bristol Village Retirement Village

Ohio and Erie Canal Marker, Waverly, OH located at the entrance to Bristol Village Retirement Village

The popular song "Fifteen Miles on the Erie Canal" was written in 1905 by Thomas S. Allen after Erie Canal barge traffic was converted from mule power to engine power, raising the speed of traffic above fifteen miles per day. The tune is sadly nostalgic. Also known as "Low Bridge, Everybody Down," "The Erie Canal Song," "Fifteen Years on the Eri...

The popular song "Fifteen Miles on the Erie Canal" was written in 1905 by Thomas S. Allen after Erie Canal barge traffic was converted from mule power to eng.

Erie Canal Village - Rome NY - when the kids are older and interested in local history

Erie Canal Village - Rome NY - when the kids are older and interested in local history

Erie Canal: 1910 | Shorpy Historical Photo Archive Utica

"Erie Canal at Utica." Utica, New York, ca Detroit Publishing Company.

ERIE CANAL - YouTube

Mrs Spoonaugle (played by Mrs. McCain) describes her trip from New York to Delphi, IN on the Wabash & Erie Canal in the

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