Erie Canal

Erie Canal
Erie Canal
canal connecting the Hudson River with the Niagara River as part of the NEW YORK STATE CANAL SYSTEM: c. 340 mi (547 km) long: the original canal, parts of which coincide with the present-day canal, was completed in 1825

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