Chuck Arning: Nothing Moved Faster than A Horse

Wednesday, June 7 at 7 p.m. Granite & Quarry Rooms
Nothing Moved Faster than a Horse”…The Need to Move Goods: Creating the Canals
Commerce and trade depend onaccess. The ability to move goods and services quickly between customers,businesses and gov-ernments was and is essential to growing a nation. Yet in 1800, nothing moved faster than a horse, and for most people, nothing ever would. To understand the significance of building a transportation system for a growing nation, join Ranger Chuck Arning, of the John H. Chaffee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, for a talk and slide show presentation about the role of the Blackstone Canal in shaping America’s transportation system.