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First Wednesday Speaker
August 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
The Erie Canal: The Creation of the Empire State
The Erie Canal had a significant impact not only on the growth of Buffalo but the growth of the nation. The talk includes: the initial concept of the Canal, the political fight to make it a reality, the construction of this amazing civil engineering feat, and its effect on the economy of Buffalo as it became one of the largest inland ports in the world. Join us August 1st as we explore this impressive part of Buffalo’s history with Debra Hall-Stonish from “Explore Buffalo.”
The doors open at 5:30, and the presentation starts at 6:30. There will be a brief question and answer period following. Pizza and refreshments available for purchase.