An interpretation of the public spectacle.
The full content is available in the Spring 1999 Issue.
The Erie Canal opened the West-- but getting there could be a deadly gamble, as this 1841 tragedy demonstrated.
Ignoring the cries for human rights and basic human decency, President Millard Fillmore opted to support the Fugitive Slave Act in an attempt to prevent civil war and preserve the Union.
The first solo exhibition of this artist’s work highlights the business and beauty of the region’s waterways.