Committed to preserving the only existing weighlock building in the United States, the Erie Canal Museum collects and conserves Canal material, champions an appreciation and understanding of Erie Canal history through educational programming and promotes an awareness of the Canal's transforming effects on the past, present and future. More about the Museum...
June 10, 2016
Path Through History Weekend is June 18 and 19, and we’ll celebrate with a free multimedia presentation by author Dorothy Stacy at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 18. Stacy will read parts of Albany Homecoming, the third novel in her popular Erie Canal Cousins series, and take participants through a typical day in a 19th century one-room schoolhouse. Participants will enjoy pencil-and-paper activities, games and singing. Stacy’s books are available in the Museum shop. We hope you’ll join us for this fun event!
May 26, 2016
Join us Thursday, June 16 from 5-7 p.m. for the opening of 15 Miles on Today’s Erie Canal, an exhibition of photographs by Willson Cummer of Fayetteville, New York. Cummer hiked and photographed the Old Erie Canal Trail linear park from DeWitt to Canastota in 2014 and again in 2016. He found that as his own life had changed, so had the trail and his approach to photographing it. The images in this exhibition depict some of these changing impressions. The opening includes light refreshments and a talk by the artist. The opening and exhibition are free and open to the public. We hope to see you!
May 16, 2016
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