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They Built America: The Workers of the Erie Canal
Thursday, Mar 30, 2017
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Albany Institute of History and Art, 125 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY
A special performance by Capital Repertory Theatre
We’re commemorating the 200th anniversary of the groundbreaking of the incredible Erie Canal!
Meet the real men, women and children, the politicians, farmers, merchants and laborers who came north to build the Erie Canal.
This miraculous waterway transformed America from a burgeoning country into a great nation, and it comes with a miraculous story. Igniting this momentous event in New York State history, as characters from history come to life, including George Washington, Irish orphan Molly, physician Dr. Finch, Italian mason Antonio– and many more!
The performance is 1-hour.
Recommended for grades 3 and up.