In a report by Dr. Ellen McHale (New York Folklore Society), Dr. Lisa Overholser (New York Folklore Society) and Dr. Daniel Franklin Ward (Erie Canal Museum), they pose two questions.
1. What was the world that created the Erie Canal?
2. What was the world that the Canal created?
This report goes on to show examples and in the end, shows how the preservation, restoration and even how the "re-water" movement is shaping the Erie Canal as a Destination across New York State. ...more>>