1. Erie Canal - Wikipedia


    The Erie Canal is a canal in New York that is part of the ... opened on the same date. ... also known as "The Erie Canal Song" Welland Canal - opened in ...

  2. Erie Canal opens - Oct 26, 1825 - HISTORY.com


    The Erie Canal opens, ... http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/erie-canal-opens. Access Date. ... the 425-mile Erie Canal was opened on October 26, ...

  3. Canal History - New York State Canals


    Canal History. The New York State Canal System is not only ... Governor Dewitt Clinton officially opened the Erie Canal as he sailed the packet boat Seneca Chief ...

  4. 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.

  5. Operating Hours & Seasons - Erie Canalway National ...


    Operating Hours & Seasons. The Erie Canal at Little Falls, NY Operating Hours & Seasons

  6. The History of Erie Canal - ThoughtCo


    The Erie Canal was the nation's first major transportation system. ... and then through Syracuse and Rochester to Buffalo, located on the northeast coast of Lake Erie.

  7. This Day In History: The Erie Canal Opens (1825)


    This Day In History: The Erie Canal Opens (1825) ... On this date in history, The Erie Canal opened in 1825. The canal connected the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean.

  8. Champlain Canal - Wikipedia


    The Champlain Canal is a ... It was simultaneously constructed with the Erie Canal and is now part of the ... were completed, and in 1819 the canal was opened from ...

  9. History and Culture - Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor


    History and Culture. ... the Erie Canal. ... Immigrants knew they could find work there and in many new cities sprouting along the canal. As it opened the American ...

  10. 1825 Erie Canal Opened - Historycentral


    The Erie Canal was officially opened on October 25, ... Even after the Erie railroad was completed the canal remained the least expensive way to move freight.