Jack Kelly is a journalist, novelist, and historian, whose books include Band of Giants, which received the DAR's History Award Medal. He has contributed to national periodicals including the Wall Street Journal and is a New York Foundation for the Arts fellow.
“The Erie Canal rubbed Aladdin’s lamp. America awoke, catching for the first time the wondrous vision of its own dimensions and power.”—Francis Kimball, American architect
The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden...[SEE MORE]