September 26, 2018

Episode Three of A New York Minute in History: The Erie Canal: Compressing Time and Distance

Office of State History

On the third episode of A New York Minute In History we explore the Empire State’s most ambitious engineering feat…the Erie Canal. Completed in 1825, it transformed New York and the nation by compressing time and distance, providing the fuel for an explosion of commerce, communication and social change. CLICK HERE to listen to the episode.