Opening of the Erie Canal on October 26th, 1825

Governor Clinton is depicted aboard the Seneca Chief with representatives from places along the route of the new canal.

The original painting was photographed in the auditorium of DeWitt Clinton High School in 1911. 
Identifier
NYSA_A3045-78_Pa_Tv_O
Date Original
1911
Contributor
Glenn, J.A. (Photographer)
Source
New York State Archives. New York (State). Education Dept. Division of Visual Instruction. Instructional lantern slides. A3045-78, Call No. Pa TvO.
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