TITLE

Full Steam Ahead!

AUTHOR(S)
Pedtke, Ann
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Aug2009, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Robert Fulton who made history through his steamboat Clermont which became the boat that carries mail, passengers and goods up and down the Hudson River. Born in Lancaster Pennsylvania, Fulton first sailed 150 miles to Albany within 32 hours in his North River Steam Ship, later called Clermont in 1807. Also mentioned is the fee for the boat ride at that time from New York City to Albany at 7 U.S. dollars which allowed the people to access the Hudson Valley.
ACCESSION #
44410243

 

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