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September 2019

Water Quality in the Erie Canal

September 19 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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$5.00
Water Quality in the Erie Canal

The quality and condition of water in the Erie Canal historically and today is the topic of September's Peggy Lou Feldmeier Lunchtime Lecture at the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Mark Teece, professor of environmental chemistry at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, will present the lecture, which is scheduled for 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, September 19. Dr Teece’s research focuses on water quality in lakes and oceans. He is particularly interested in the impact of human activities…

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History Happy Hour with Butternut Creek Revival

September 25 @ 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 with Butternut Creek Revival

Swing by the Erie Canal Museum in downtown Syracuse and enjoy live music by Butternut Creek Revival during Week 9 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. We'll have a cash bar and lots of family-friendly activities, and some History Happy Hour events feature a food truck.…

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Erie Canal Cruise with the Colonial Belle

September 27 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
$18 - $40

The Erie Canal Museum is thrilled to partner with the Colonial Belle in hosting a scenic, three-hour Erie Canal cruise on Friday, September 27 beginning at 1 p.m. This narrated tour will familiarize you with the rich history and many traditional landmarks along the Erie Canal traveling west between Fairport and Pittsford, near Rochester. The afternoon cruise includes lock passage at Canal Park in Pittsford. The Colonial Belle is offering this cruise at a special discount price of $40 per person…

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October 2019

History Happy Hour Week 10

October 9 @ 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 Week 10

Swing over to the Erie Canal Museum in downtown Syracuse and enjoy live music by Unity Street Band during Week 10 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. We'll have a cash bar and lots of family-friendly activities. The Big Awesome BBQ food truck will be…

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TR & His Canals, a Free Curator Talk

October 16 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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Free
TR & His Canals, a Free Curator Talk

During this free presentation at the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse, New York, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Ashley Maready will discuss the important role that former United States President Theodore Roosevelt played in the development of early 20th century canals. This program is scheduled for Wednesday, October 16 from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Roosevelt was a native New Yorker and the 26th President of the United States, whose terms ran from 1901-1909. Prior to becoming President, he was governor of…

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19th Century New York Travel and Foodways

October 22 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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$5.00
19th Century New York Travels and Foodways

The 1826 travel journal of Alexander Stewart Scott and the Erie Canal's influence on American food are the topics of a special program at the Erie Canal Museum on Tuesday, October 22 from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Independent Historian Paul G. Schneider, Jr., will discuss the journal kept by Scott, a young Canadian who wrote vivid impressions of the incidents, sights, and people he encountered during an extensive trip across New York on steamboat, Erie Canal boat, stagecoach, and private conveyance.…

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