Monday, May 10, 2010

May 10

May 10, 1918: The Barge Canal (present day Erie Canal) is completed and fully opened when merged with the Genesee River in the Genesee Valley Park.

Sources and Further Reading:
  1. New York Times (May 11, 1918), "Barge Canal Open From End to End"
Amazing Impossible Erie Canal (Aladdin Picture Books)

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