DeWitt's Duel: Political Rivalry at Ten Paces with Schoharie Crossing

On Wednesday, May 12th - David from Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site gave this presentation "virtually" for the Fulton County Historical Society.  Please enjoy!



The life of DeWitt Clinton is an interesting exploration into the politics of early America and New York State. Recognized now as the "Father of the Erie Canal," NYS governor and former mayor of New York City, Clinton had tended to personal and political rivalries to accomplish legislative goals.

Discover some of the intrigue, wrangling, and dirty politics that lead ultimately to DeWitt's Duel on the plains of Weehawken, New Jersey.
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