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East coast Tour - Day 24 15 minutes on the Erie Canal

It took a while for the lock to fill up and empty, but we had fun chatting with the operator. Apparently, the lock is busiest during fall/spring when people are moving their boats to their seasonal homes.
East coast Tour - Day 24

July 22nd 2016
Day 24 - Montreal to Grand Island Today's highlight was crossing back into the US on the east side of Lake Champlain. We drove through Vermont down Lake Champlain and then crossed back into New York. We had breakfast in St. Albans VT, which was cool because we were at one time thinking of moving to the original St. Albans in the UK. We searched for a quaint little Vermont roadside gift shop and ... read more
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American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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