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Curator Talk: Erie Canal Museum FAQs

October 8 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Curator Talk: Erie Canal Museum FAQs

Free talk answers common questions about Erie Canal Museum

The Erie Canal Museum in downtown Syracuse, New York, will celebrate its 58th anniversary on October 25, 2020. On Thursday, October 8 at 12 p.m., Curator Ashley Maready will share answers to the most common questions about the institution and its artifacts. The program is free and open to the public. It will take place in the second-floor Weighlock Gallery, 318 Erie Boulevard East, Syracuse.*

Maready will use research findings and items from the Museum’s collection to discuss the history of this major heritage site. She will also answer common questions about the 1850 National Register Weighlock Building. Our mission is to showcase and preserve this building, the last of its kind in America. The Weighlock Building stands as a monument to the Erie Canal’s transformative role in the history of the United States.

The program will include time for questions. Parking is available at meters on the street, and a limited number of spots are available in the lot across the street. Join us for this fascinating, free presentation!

*Please note: If health considerations dictate, this program may take place on Facebook Live rather than in person. Please check our website and Facebook page often for updates on this and all programs.


In response to the COVID-19 crisis and to protect visitors, volunteers, and staff, the Museum is closed to the public until further notice. Until we open our doors, we are working diligently to serve you through online programs and services. We greatly appreciate your support as we face financial uncertainty. If you’d like to make a donation to the Museum, please click here.

The Erie Canal Museum is partially funded by a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.


Erie Canal Museum


Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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