Event Details

Lecture: The Erie Canal Debate,

Date: 6/21/2017 6:00 PM - 6/21/2017 8:00 PM

Address: The Buffalo History Museum - One Museum Court, Buffalo, NY

Phone: 716-873-9644


The Erie Canal debate will feature North District Councilman Joe Golombek as Peter Porter; Fillmore District Councilman David Franczyk as Samuel Wilkeson; Comptroller Mark Schroeder as DeWitt Clinton. The debate concerns whether the Village of Black Rock or the Village of Buffalo would be selected as the western terminus of the Erie Canal in 1816. Members free, museum admission.