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12:00 PM

Lunchtime Lecture: Veterans of Water and War

November 16, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States

Many boatmen of the original Erie Canal joined the Union Army to fight in the Civil War just as the Enlarged Erie Canal was being completed in 1862. Those who returned to the boats and banks of the Canal found the culture changed, harsher, and more difficult. Fast forward to 1917: the Enlarged Canal closed […]

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