Take a Tour of the Grand Erie Canal in the 1820s

12:10–12:40 pm
Huxley Theater

Learn about travel as a tourist on the Erie Canal with Senior Historian and Curator Brad Utter. Using guide books from the 1820s, Utter will take you on a theoretical trip along the canal from New York City to Buffalo. 

This program includes a 20-minute talk followed by brief Q&A. Participants are welcomed to bring their lunches.


Print of Erie Canal

Courtesy of the Canal Society of New York State