Chesapeake Bay Week

Chesapeake and Delaware Canal: Gateway to the World

Special | 28m 3s  | Video has closed captioning.

The little-known but fascinating story of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, a critically-important 14-mile long trade route used extensively by international shipping. The Canal's construction in the early 1800's was a major catalyst to Baltimore's booming growth as a major inland port, providing a money-saving shortcut between the port of Baltimore and points north.

Aired: 04/22/19

Rating: NR

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Chesapeake Bay Week is a local public television program presented by MPT.