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200 Years Ago, Erie Canal Got Its Start as Just a ‘Ditch’

200 Years Ago, Erie Canal Got Its Start as Just a ‘Ditch’

On July 4, 1817, work began on an engineering marvel that, despite early derision, would become a symbol of New York’s political ascendancy.

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