Cover of: The Erie Canal | Janey Levy

The Erie Canal

a primary source history of the canal that changed America
  • 64 Pages
  • 3.94 MB
  • English
Rosen Central Primary Source , New York
Transportation -- History -- Sources., Erie Canal (N.Y.) -- History -- Sources -- Juvenile literature., Erie Canal (N.Y.) -- History -- Sources., New York (State) -- History -- Sources., United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sou


Erie Canal (N.Y.), New York (State), United S

About the Edition

Uses primary source documents, narrative, and illustrations to recount how construction of the Erie Canal changed America by vastly improving the movement of goods to settlers in the newly purchased Louisiana Territory.

StatementJaney Levy.
GenreSources., Sources, Juvenile literature.
SeriesPrimary sources in American history, Primary sources in American history (New York, N.Y.)
LC ClassificationsF127.E5 L48 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3553452M
ISBN 100823936805
LC Control Number2002005608

BOOKS: The Erie Canal has been featured in many works of fiction and non-fiction. This selected bibliography is only a brief sampling. If the works listed are available on the web or have a related web page, that fact is noted in the description.

Cycling the Erie Canal, Revised Edition: A Guide to Miles of Adventure and History Along the Erie Canalway Trail (Parks & Trails New York). Dec 02,  · The Erie Canal [Peter Spier] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Erie Canal comes to life in this classic children's book, illustrated by award winning artist Peter SpierCited by: 4. Sep 05,  · In DeWitt’s Footsteps: Seeing History on the Erie Canal is now available on Amazon.

Buy your copy here. The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System (formerly known as the New York State Barge Canal).

Originally, it ran miles ( km) from the Hudson River in Albany to Lake Erie in jacksonmealsmatter.comuction began: July 4, (at Rome, New York). This story was based on a song about the Erie Canal. It describes what a trip on a boat would be like on the Erie Canal.

The boat carried mules and people from Albany to Buffalo. This is a cute book for children to learn about the Erie Canal. It The Erie Canal book simple enough for them /5. The Erie Canal: Well-written Factual History Overall, a good book. Readers should note that this book, despite the publish date ofwas actually first published in by American Heritage Press, and Mr.

Andrist had published other historical books before passing away in /5. Book a Cruise with Erie Canal Cruises today. Choose among daily cruises, specialty cruises, private charters, and group tours offered in Herkimer, NY.

the Erie Canal is destined to become an iconic experience." CURT B., SHEFFIELD, PA: “I purchased the Cycling the Erie Canal guidebook before my trip and it was an invaluable tool that made the. trip so much more enjoyable. I would recommend it to anyone.”.

The Erie Canal is one of the most impressive transportation and engineering marvels. The Erie Canal accelerated commerce and increased travel throughout much of the northeast.

Our mission at Erie Canal Adventures is to allow our customers to experience the beauty, engineering ingenuity, and quaintness that defines the Erie Canal Region. Aug 20,  · The Erie Canal is a mile waterway that connects the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean via the Hudson River in upstate New York.

The channel, which.

Description The Erie Canal FB2

Shows. This Day In History. Join cyclists from across the country and around the world for the 18th annual Cycle the Erie Canal bike tour. Enjoy beautiful scenery, fascinating history, and a one-of-a-kind cycling experience on this fully supported eight-day ride across New York between Buffalo and Albany.

Along the way, learn about the people, places, and events that shaped the Erie Canal and its vital role in American. This book chronicles a three-week kayak adventure down the Erie Canal and the Hudson River to the Statue of Liberty. An epic tale is told with daily travel POSTS.

The Wiles Family develop the canal boat rental business reminiscent of a trip they took as a family to explore the canals of the UK on a narrowboat. Erie Canal Adventures acquired the business from the Wiles Family and we look forward to continuing their legacy of providing exceptional vacation opportunities in this region.

I read a book for a history class called: The Artificial River: The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, Definitely more of a history book as opposed to an engineering book on how the canal was built, but definitely worth the read to realize the impact the canal had on society at the time.

Erie Canal Bike Trail Guide Books. FEEDBACK. - Please let us know if you have suggestions, corrections, complaints, or ideas.

Your input is valued and appreciated - thanks in advance. More info: Erie Canal Home Erie Canal Map Trip Planner Forum Towns & Services Mileage Chart Elevation Profile Search Contact Us. Jul 22,  · Thanks for watching. Download my free practice chart for beginners: Sheet music available here.

- Piano Adventu. New York State Canal System ACTIVITY BOOK. Sal, the mule made famous by the Erie Canal Song in has been a steadfast representative of the NYS Canal System. In this edition, Sal shows off the canal system, shares the song that made him famous and hopes to entice his fans with.

Jan 06,  · Erie Canal, historic waterway of the United States, connecting the Great Lakes with New York City via the Hudson River at Albany. The canal, miles ( km) long, was the first canal in the United States to connect western waterways with the Atlantic Ocean.

Learn more about the canal, including its construction. Jan 15,  · The Miami and Erie Canal arrived in Dayton in When completed in at a cost of over $8 million, it connected Lake Erie in Toledo to the Ohio River in Cincinnati, giving farmers and merchants a much more efficient way to transport their wares to larger communities.

Dayton Book. Andrew Walsh's Lost Dayton explores a diverse selection. Jun 19,  · The Erie Canal [Solo Piano] (Faber Piano Adventures Level 3A Performance Book) *You can use the Faber PracticeTime Assignment Book to help you keep track of your homework https.

The Reserve on the Erie Canal, Rochester, New York. likes. The Reserve on the Erie Canal is an innovative, home residential community located in Brighton, New York.5/5(11).

The Erie Canal Museum, founded inseeks to keep Erie Canal history and heritage alive. Martin Morganstein, development director of the museum, and Joan H. Cregg, volunteer guide and researcher at the museum, have carefully selected from the museum's extensive collection over two hundred images that depict life on the Erie Canal.

We welcome you to beautiful Mohawk Valley and Erie Canal Cruises. Erie Canal Cruises tour boats Lil’ Diamond II and Lil’ Diamond III are docked at Gems Along the Mohawk, the Official Mohawk Valley Visitor Center.

Located at Mohawk Street in Herkimer, NY, we are directly across from the New York State Thruway Exit Feb 18,  · Erie Canal is a compilation of vintage images from the Erie Canal Museum's documentary collection of New York's canal system.

Vintage postcards depict life and industry along the canal, including not only the Erie itself but also the lateral /5. Note: Recreational passes purchased before the start of the navigational season are tentatively processed beginning April 1.

Apply Online. Passes will be available next season. Apply By Mail. Recreational Vessel Pass Application (TA-W) Apply In Person. Feb 25,  · The Erie Canal was a preposterous idea.

Even President Thomas Jefferson, usually ahead of his time, believed that it could not be built for at least a century, and yet, the Erie Canal came to be just as its planners had thought it would.

Details The Erie Canal PDF

For the first time in the history of the United States, a /5(5). Nov 14,  · The Erie Canal Worksheets for 1st-3rd Graders. This is a 6-page worksheet set to use in conjunction with any Erie Canal Unit Study.

In this worksheet set, you’ll find: → Copy of the first 2 verses of Low Bridge Everybody Down. Laminate this and use a small poster in your homeschool space, for further copywork, or for memorizing the song.

The NYS Canal System consists of more than miles of interconnected canals, lakes, and rivers, including the Erie, Champlain, Oswego, and Cayuga-Seneca Canals. You can paddle all of it. Paddlers going from end to end of the Erie Canal typically plan to 3 weeks to make the mile journey.

Aids to Navigational on the New York State Canal System conform to the U.S. Coast Guard lateral system of buoyage (red right return). Note that buoyage reverses from red on starboard (right) to red on port (left), north of Champlain Canal Lock 12 at Whitehall, and on the entire length of the Oswego Canal.

Peter Spier’s classic children’s book The Erie Canal, brings to life the people living and traveling along the Erie Canal. Bright and colorful, the book draws the reader into the illustrations set to the words of the familiar folk song, Fifteen Miles on the Erie Canal or Low Bridge, Everybody Down.Though the Erie Canal was once a significant option for transporting cargo, today it is used primarily for recreation.

The Erie Canal covers miles, running from Albany, New York, to Buffalo.Jun 15,  · The Erie Canal tells the story of one of America's most ambitious public-works projects.

Download The Erie Canal PDF

The canal, stretching from New York to Lake Erie, opened up the West in the early s. Martha E. Kendall's illustrated history brings into focus the enormous geographic and social impact of this stunning technological feat.4/5(1).