Canals similar to or like Erie Canal

Part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System . Wikipedia

  • Canal Age

    Term of art used by historians of Science, Technology, and Industry. Various parts of the world have had various canal ages; the main ones belong to civilizations (Egypt, Ancient Babylon), dynastic Empires of India, China, Southeast Asia, and mercantile Europe. Wikipedia

  • Body created by the New York State Legislature in 1810 to plan the Erie Canal. Established to oversee the funding of construction of the canal. Wikipedia

  • Hudson River

    315 mi river that flows from north to south primarily through eastern New York in the United States. The river originates in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York, flows southward through the Hudson Valley to the Upper New York Bay between New York City and Jersey City. Wikipedia

  • The Northern Gateway

    The primary trade route connecting the Midwestern United States with the Northeast and the Atlantic Ocean. The gateway's canals, rivers, and railroads drastically altered the makeup of America's economy, culture, and population distribution. Wikipedia

  • New York State Canal System

    Successor to the Erie Canal and other canals within New York. Composed of the Erie Canal, the Oswego Canal, the Cayuga–Seneca Canal, and the Champlain Canal. Wikipedia

  • New York State Canalway Trail

    Network of multi-use trails that runs parallel to current or former sections of the Erie, Oswego, Cayuga-Seneca, and Champlain canals. When completed, the system will have 524 mi of trails following current and former sections of the canals. Wikipedia


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    • On October 26, 1825, the Erie Canal was completed, formed from part of Buffalo Creek, with Buffalo a port-of-call for settlers heading westward.Buffalo, New York-Wikipedia
    • The major cities of the state developed along the key transportation and trade routes of the early 19th century, including the Erie Canal and railroads paralleling it.New York (state)-Wikipedia
    • In the 19th century, New York's development of the interior, beginning with the Erie Canal, gave it incomparable advantages over other regions of the east coast and built its political and cultural ascendancy.New York (state)-Wikipedia
    • The population grew slowly until the opening in 1825 of the Erie Canal through the Mohawk Valley in New York, connecting the Great Lakes to the Hudson River and New York City.Michigan-Wikipedia
    • Governor DeWitt Clinton promoted the Erie Canal, which connected New York City to the Great Lakes by the Hudson River, the new canal, and the rivers and lakes.New York (state)-Wikipedia
    • The opening of the Erie Canal in 1825 completed an all-water shipping route, more direct than the Mississippi, to New York and the seaport of New York City.Midwestern United States-Wikipedia

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