THEY BUILT AMERICA: THE WORKERS OF THE ERIE CANAL

By Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill School Day Event
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 to Thursday, March 23, 2017

We’re commemorating the 200th anniversary of the groundbreaking of the incredible Erie Canal! Meet the real men, women and children, the politicians, farmers, merchants and laborers who came north to build the Erie Canal. This miraculous waterway transformed America from a burgeoning country into a great nation, and it comes with a miraculous story. Igniting this momentous event in New York State history, as characters from history come to life, including George Washington, Irish orphan Molly, physician Dr. Finch, Italian mason Antonio—and many more! 

Grades: 3 – 12

CC: American History, Social Studies, ELA

Groups (10 or more): $9/$10 

Individuals: $10/15

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• Call 518•382•3884 x 139 

If you would like to bring your class but not sure how, contact Mike Gatzendorfer, Education Program Manager at mgatzendorfer@proctors.org or 518.384.3884 x 197

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