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Lunchtime Lecture: Mapping David Vaughan’s New York

November 17 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join the Canal Society of New York’s Craig Williams in uncovering the story of Irishman David Vaughan’s life, from his expertise in drafting maps to his reflections of life on the Erie Canal. Vaughan was an Irish immigrant who came to Albany in the late 1840s. He became recognized for his talent drafting maps and plans, as well as his observations of life along the Erie Canal.

This talk will be presented both in-person and via Zoom. Attendance is FREE with a recommended $10 donation. You can register here:

This program was funded in part by Humanities New York with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities


November 17
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd E
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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