Erie Canal & New York

Erie Canal & New York

Locks, Stocks & Barrels

January - June 2000

Curator: Allon Schoener, historian and author of History of the People.

Exhibit highlights:
This exhibition features one of 20 commemorative medals presented to the President, Governor, New York City Mayor and other VIPs at the opening of the canal in 1825; rare New York State Canal Department bonds; and images of the Erie dating from the early 1800s.