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Low Bridge: The Erie Canal in Saratoga County

Celebrate the Bicentennial of the start of The Erie Canal! Clifton Park Town Historian John Scherer will give a power point presentation about the history of the Erie Canal in Saratoga County.

When the Erie Canal was completed in 1825 it was a milestone in engineering and was considered to be the eighth wonder of the world! Thirteen miles of the canal went through southern Saratoga County.

John will also explore the existing physical remains and the colorful local characters who worked on the canal.

Thursday, June 22nd; 6:30pm

Reserve your spot!