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Curator Talk: Erie Canal Museum FAQs

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

Curator Talk: Erie Canal Museum FAQs

Online 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., Museum Curator Ashley Maready will share answers to the most common questions about the institution and its artifacts. The online program is free and open to the public. You can join it through the Zoom application. Sign up now at this link:–qqzsrGNSsPHBGI3nbmY_91Uo7991e.

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 additional questions. We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, October 8 at 12 p.m.!

In response to the COVID-19 crisis and to protect visitors, volunteers, and staff, we are presenting many of our programs online. We are working diligently to serve you through these 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
318 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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