Clinton’s  Ditch: The Story of Building the Erie Canal

was performed in celebration of the beginning of the centennial celebration of America’s most grandest and influential man-made waterway. The epic drama kicked off honoring this extraordinary event that took only eight years to complete through 363 miles of wilderness.

It was performed in Weedsport on June 26 & 27, and in Montezuma June 29 & 30, 2017.

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The Play was written by: Anne Paris and Hugh Pratt, Buffalo, NY

Produced & Directed by: Joni Lincoln, Conquest, NY

Live Music was performed by Merry Mischief


Thank you to everyone who made this performance a success and very memorable one!


 National Alliance of Mental Illness of Cayuga County (NAMI)
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 1,100 local communities across the country.
Montezuma Historical Society
The Montezuma Historical Society chartered in 2006 through the New York State Education Department is a not for profit organization (501c3) comprised of members who are dedicated to preserving the history of the area.