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The Erie Canal, completed in 1825, provided passage from the Hudson River to Lake Erie.

Fri, 2013-04-19 11:59 -- administrator

The Erie Canal, completed in 1825, provided passage from the Hudson River to Lake Erie.

Reproduced from American Scenery, by Nathaniel Parker Willis, General Collections, Library of Congress

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