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July 2019

Escape on the Erie, a Free Water/Ways Program

July 20 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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Free
Escape on the Erie, a Free Water/Ways Program

During this free program at the Erie Canal Museum in downtown Syracuse, kids and adults are invited to join the crew of the Nathan Roberts canal boat as they work to solve the clues that will help their mule escape from mule rustlers on the Erie Canal. Escape on the Erie is one of the programs being offered in conjunction with Water/Ways, a Smithsonian Institution Museum on Main Street exhibit that will be on display in the Museum's second-floor Weighlock…

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History Happy Hour Week 4

July 24 @ 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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Weighlock Building History Happy Hour Week 4

Swing by the Erie Canal Museum in downtown Syracuse and enjoy Week 4 of our 2019 HISTORY HAPPY HOUR series! All events happen rain or shine on select Wednesdays from 4:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. in either the outdoor Locktender’s Garden or the Museum’s second floor stage. The unique Weighlock Building, part of the Museum, is located at 318 Erie Boulevard East. On Week 4, Wednesday, July 24, enjoy musical entertainment by Jessy Chick, a cash bar, and lots of family-friendly activities. The music begins at 5:00…

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Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Syracuse

July 25 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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$10
Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Syracuse

Join the Erie Canal Museum for a guided walking tour of the Downtown Syracuse Heritage Area on Thursday, July 25 at 12 p.m. The tour begins at the Museum, located at 318 Erie Boulevard East in Syracuse. It follows the route of the 19th century Erie Canal through Clinton Square, and takes participants through Hanover Square as it leads them back to the Museum and the 1850 Syracuse Weighlock Building. Participants learn how the waterway shaped all aspects of the community, and…

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Historic Syracuse Heritage Area Tour

July 29 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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$10
Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Syracuse

Join trained docents from the Erie Canal Museum for a guided walking tour of the historic Syracuse Heritage Area on Monday, July 29 at 12 p.m. The tour begins at the Museum, located at 318 Erie Boulevard East in Syracuse. It follows the route of the 19th century Erie Canal through Clinton Square in the heart of the city, and takes participants through Hanover Square as it leads them back to the Museum and the historic, 1850 Syracuse Weighlock Building. Participants learn…

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History Happy Hour at the Erie Canal Museum

July 31 @ 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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Free
History Happy Hour at the Erie Canal Museum

Grab all your fun-loving friends and swing by the Erie Canal Museum in downtown Syracuse for our 2019 HISTORY HAPPY HOUR series in one of Syracuse’s most unique buildings. Events happen rain or shine on select Wednesdays from 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM in the Locktender's Garden or the Museum's second floor. Week 5, on Wednesday, July 31, features music by the Dave Novak Trio beginning at 5 p.m. Scrumptious food is available from the Chef4Rent food truck. HISTORY HAPPY HOUR events are fun for the…

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August 2019

New York’s Queen City: A History of Buffalo

August 1 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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Free
New York's Queen City: A history of Buffalo

The history of Buffalo, New York's second-largest city, is the topic of a free curator talk taking place at the Erie Canal Museum on Thursday, August 1 at 12 p.m. Museum Curator Ashley Maready will unpack the history of Buffalo, discussing how and why it became the western terminus of the Erie Canal, how it grew into the state's second-largest city, and related topics. During her talk, Maready will share research findings as well as images and archival documents from the Museum's…

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