Cuomo Gets Truckers to Pay for Erie Canal Fix That Eluded Father

Cuomo Gets Truckers to Pay for Erie Canal Fix That Eluded Father

NYS Canal Corp. via Bloomberg

The Erie Canal is seen at Fairport village near Rochester. The brainchild of Governor De Witt Clinton, the Erie Canal, known as “Clinton’s Ditch,” opened in 1825, eight years after workers began building the waterway from Buffalo to Albany.