Adventures in History Series: The Grand Canal New York’s First Thruway
Social Studies, English Language Arts (NYS P-12 Common Core), Literacy in History/Social Studies (NYS 5-12 Common Core)
Elementary, Intermediate, Commencement, 4th Grade, 7th Grade, 11th Grade
Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
Authors Eric Brunger and Lionel Wyld detail the history of the Erie Canal from its first inception as an idea in 1700 to its completion in 1825.
This pamphlet is one of twenty-seven volumes in the Adventures in WNY History Series, which were produced based on the collections and archives of the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. The contents of the pamphlets, including the images, are copyrighted by the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. They can be used exclusively for educational purposes described under the federal copyright laws. Some original copies may be purchased from the museum shop.
This pamphlet is appropriate for students studying local, New York State, and US history.
The Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society Museum Education