Bill Merchant: “The D&H Canal, 19th Century Engine of Prosperity.”

Bill Merchant: “The D&H Canal, 19th Century Engine of Prosperity.”

September 14, 20187:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The D&H Canal was an important driver of economic activity in 19th century America. An early example of a vertically integrated and publicly traded corporation, the D&H Canal Company provided the fuel that drove America’s Industrial Revolution and took a lead in both encouraging development of, and embracing the use of, emerging technologies.