Tuesday, October 6, 2009

October 6

October 6, 1823: The stone aqueduct over the Genesee River is opened. Travel along the Erie Canal becomes possible between the Genesee River to Albany and Lake Champlain.

Further Reading:
Rochester And Its Early Canal Days : Reminiscences Of The Author, While Engaged On The New York State Water-Ways, The Erie, Genesee Valley, Black River, And Other Lateral Canals

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