Follow in History's Wake
- Road Trip. Santoro, Gene // American History;Jun2013, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p76
The article provides information on traveling along the Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor in New York State.
- Navigating the Future of the Erie Canal. Lyons, Chuck // Planning;Apr2008, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p10
The article reports on the completion of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Preservation and Management Plan in New York. According to Vicky Daly, mayor of Palmyra , a canal town of 3,500 in Wayne County, the plan is a resounding proof that teamwork plays an important part in the...
- Passage to Prosperity. // Common Ground (10879889);Summer2011, p38
The article focuses on the Schoharie Creek Aqueduct, an addition to the Erie Canal that was designed by engineer John Jervis and built between 1839 and 1841. The article states that the aqueduct was later relocated to a hamlet along the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and is designated...
- The Erie Canal put New York on the map as the Empire State--a leader in population, industry, and economic strength. Mackay, Jean // New York State Conservationist;Apr2008, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p10
The article presents a background of the Erie Canal in New York. The canal put New York on the map as the Empire State the leader in population, industry, and economic strength. Originally 4 feet deep and 40 feet wide, the canal was expanded to 7 feet deep and 70 feet wide. In 1903, the New York...
- NY STATE CANAL CRUISE. Haggerty, Betsy Frawley // MotorBoating;Mar2006, Vol. 197 Issue 3, p72
The article presents the author's narrative of exploring The New York State Canal System. The author began her four-month-long cruise exploring creeks, canal locks and towns as research for a book she is writing. A boat was chartered by the author carrying her miniature poodle. The best part of...
- Across the state by canoe. Blanpied, Eloise; Blanpied, Dave // Conservationist;Aug94, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p24
Features canals that make up the New York State Canal System. Erie Canal; Cayuga-Seneca Canal; Oswego Canal; Champlain Canal.
- The Erie Canal Today. Dunn, John F. // U.S. Stamp News;Oct2007, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p29
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of a trip to Erie Canal.
- 1825. // American Heritage;Nov2000, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p89
Reports on the opening of the Erie Canal in New York in 1825. Arrival of the steamer Chancellor Livingston towing a canalboat named Seneca Chief; Ceremony symbolizing the 'Wedding of the Water.'
- Erie Canal…. // Monkeyshines on America;Jan2003 U.S. Events 1812-1837, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p23
Focuses on significance of Erie Canal for trade in New York.