THE ERIE CANAL By: Craig Braack (7:00pm on March 20th at The Lima Town Court House)

The Erie Canal By Craig Braack
March 20th, 7:00pm
at The Lima Town Court House


Allegany County Historian and Museum Curator Craig Braack will help us celebrate the 200 year anniversary of the Erie Canal with his talk “Erie: The Canal That Made America.” Mr. Braack will discuss the history of the canal and the reasons the canal was built, paying particular attention to construction and engineering problems of the canal, the geology of the land over which the canal was built, environmental issues, and labor factors. The talk is expected to be approximately one hour.


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