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Books available in the Lewis Library
Stairway to Empire by
Call Number: F129.L765 M38 2009
The story of the Erie Canal's completion and its place in the larger narrative of American modernity and progress.
Heaven's Ditch by
Call Number: HE396.E6 K45 2016
The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration. Proponents didn't just dream; they built a 360-mile waterway entirely by hand and largely through wilderness.
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200 Hundred Years on the Erie Canal
Erie Canal Museums
Erie Canal Discovery Center
Offers users an immersive movie and a hands-on learning experience to help visitors to better understand the history of the Erie Canal.
Erie Canal Museum
Located in Syracuse, the Museum collects and preserves Canal material, and provides engaging educational experiences that champion an appreciation and understanding of the Erie Canal’s transforming effects on the past, present and future.
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