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The Great Cable Carry

  • Aired: 09/28/2014
  • 26:54
  • Rating: NR
Learn how they carried a five-ton cable from Ellisburg to Sackets Harbor and why it was so important to the war effort. In June of 2014, modern North Country residents re-enacted the Great Cable Carry along the same twenty-mile route that their ancestors took two hundred years ago?
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Re-enact a five-ton cable carry from Ellisburg to Sackets Harbor, NY.
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