• Black and white photo of a girl and her family on a canal packet boat in Rochester, NY

    Erie Canalway

    National Heritage Corridor New York

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Governor DeWitt Clinton pours water from Lake Erie into the Atlantic Ocean at New York City.

On November 4, 1825, Governor DeWitt Clinton poured water from Lake Erie into the Atlantic Ocean in New York City for the celebration of the "Wedding of the Waters", a major milestone in canal history