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September 2017

Lunchtime Lecture: The Erie Canal’s Early Years

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Erie Canal Museum, United States + Google Map

Our September lunchtime lecture will feature a talk by Craig Williams, Erie Canal expert and Canal Society of New York State board member. Williams will discuss what life was like in Upstate New York when navigation first began on the waterway nearly two centuries ago. The region was sparsely populated during the Erie Canal's early year's, but it would soon undergo tremendous growth. Williams' talk will include a question and answer session. Our speaker recently retired as a senior historian…

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Drawing & Painting Workshop Wednesday, September 13

September 13 @ 5:00 pm
$12 - $15

Drawing from History, Painting Erie’s Landscape Workshop with Reina Apraez Wednesday, September 13 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Erie Canal Museum Even at its bicentennial, the Erie Canal has informed city planners and developers of the possibilities for a new Syracuse. During this workshop you will learn helpful landscape drawing and painting techniques, and have the opportunity to examine the possibilities that exist in our changing community through creativity and experimentation. This program is appropriate for all levels, and…

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World Canals Conference 2017

September 24 @ 5:00 am - September 29 @ 4:59 am

Attend the 2017 World Canals Conference coming to Syracuse.  Learn more at Our Vital Waterways: Agents of Transformation is a five-day world-class conference 200 years in the making. Celebrate the bicentennial of the Erie Canal and enjoy endless exploration of Central New York.

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