The old folk song, “I gotta mule, her name is Sal’. Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal;” was in fact a song dedicated to the lives of merchants and bargeman who made a living by driving horses, oxen, and yes, mules along the Erie Canal. The Erie Canal was built in hopes of making New York, the “Empire State” around 1817.
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Church in which Dr. and Mrs. Whitman were married
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