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Sat, Sep 23

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Community Free Library

Songs & Life on the Erie Canal with Teaching Artist Doug Yeomans

Doug will present us with the music and cultures that came together during the building and use of the Erie Canal along with commentary and stories to help modern audiences relate to the challenges and dynamics of early 1800's America.

Songs & Life on the Erie Canal with Teaching Artist Doug Yeomans
Songs & Life on the Erie Canal with Teaching Artist Doug Yeomans

Time & Location

Sep 23, 2023, 1:00 PM – Sep 24, 2023, 1:45 PM

Community Free Library, 86 Public Square, Holley, NY 14470, USA

About the event

The Erie Canal program presents students with the music and cultures that came together during the building and use of the Erie Canal along with commentary and stories to help students of 2021 relate to the challenges and dynamics of early 1800's America. By making comparisons to today's world, students are invited too critically think of the parallels of yesterdays decisions with todays challenges that will move our world forward.

All are welcome to join at this FREE event!

his program was funded in part by Humanities New York with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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