Wednesday, June 13, 2018

"The Marriage of the Waters": The Erie Canal and the Opening of the Midwest

Wisconsin State Genealogical Society July Webinar
"The Marriage of the Waters": The Erie Canal and the Opening of the Midwest
  • Presenter: Annette Burke LyttleAnnette Burke Lyttle
  • Date:  Tuesday, July 17, 2018
  • Time: 7:00 PM CST
  • Webinar Description: The Erie Canal--a project many labeled hopeless and impossible--opened the Midwest to settlement and prosperity. It provided a far easier migration route to the Midwest than any of the land routes available, and it also gave settlers on the Midwestern frontier a less expensive way to get their goods and produce to Eastern markets. Learn about the building of this engineering marvel and how it affected the lives of our ancestors.
  • Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9215461437790991619
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Live webinars are free. Archived webinars are in the members only section of our website.
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