Just eight years after construction began, workers completed the canal early and on budget. It measured an amazing 363 miles long. It was 40 feet wide and had a path (called a towpath) for horses and mules to walk along as they pulled the barges. In 1825, Governor DeWitt Clinton sailed the length of the Erie Canal to open it officially.
What was Governor Clinton's role in the completion of the Erie Canal? Give two examples.