WCNY Documentaries

Erie: The Canal That Made America

Special | 55m 15s

The Erie Canal, one of the earliest transcendent tales of the American experience and an endeavor first scoffed at as nothing more than a ditch, became the nation’s first great technical innovation, a gateway to prominence, and the eighth wonder of the world. This one-hour documentary marks the bicentennial of the start of construction of the Erie Canal

Aired: 10/13/17

Rating: TV-Y

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