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October 2017

Reflections on Erie’s Waters Lecture: Lockport’s Religious Foundations

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St
Lockport, NY 14094 United States
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Free

Dr. Kathleen Riley, professor of history at Ohio Dominican University, is the guest speaker at the third of five statewide lectures in our Reflections on Erie's Waters project. Dr. Riley will discuss the central importance of religion in the history of Lockport, a western New York city that developed because of the Erie Canal. Numerous religious denominations had roles in constructing Lockport's Canal and its famed five-tiered locks. The speaker will share insights into their story, which is one of technological triumphs…

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The Haudenosaunee Sacred Waters & the Trauma of the Erie Canal

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center, 6680 Onondaga Lake Pkwy
Liverpool, NY 13088 United States
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Free

Philip P. Arnold, professor of religion at Syracuse University, and Jake Edwards of the Onondaga Nation Council of Chiefs will present this talk, which is part of the Reflections on Erie's Waters statewide lecture series. They will discuss the important role of waterways in Haudenosaunee cosmology, and the Erie Canal's profound environmental effects and traumatic consequences on Haudenosaunee relationships to their lands. Jake Edwards is a citizen on the Onondaga Nation and sits on its Council of Chiefs. He has…

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The Haudenosaunee Sacred Waters & the Trauma of the Erie Canal

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fairport Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport, NY 14450 United States
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Free

Philip P. Arnold, professor of religion at Syracuse University, and Jake Edwards of the Onondaga Nation Council of Chiefs will present this talk, which is part of the Reflections on Erie's Waters statewide lecture series. They will discuss the important role of waterways in Haudenosaunee cosmology, and the Erie Canal's profound environmental effects and traumatic consequences on Haudenosaunee relationships to their lands. The event is free and registration begins on September 1. Register at http://www.fairportlibrary.org/. Jake Edwards is a citizen…

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November 2017

Erie Canal Walking Tour

November 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Erie Canal Museum, United States + Google Map
$10

Join us on Sunday, October 29 (rescheduled due to weather) November 5 at 2PM for a guided walking tour of historic Downtown Syracuse, exploring the same path where the famous waterway once ran. The tour begins at the Erie Canal Museum, winding through Clinton and Hanover Squares before ending back at the Museum. The tour covers about a mile and lasts about an hour. Discover how the neighborhood has changed since the days of the Erie Canal. This program is in…

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Brewing and Social Life along the Erie Canal

November 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Erie Canal Museum, United States + Google Map
Free

Join OHA and the Erie Canal Museum for a free talk about brewing and social life along the Erie Canal followed by a Q&A with both museums’ curators, OHA’s Robert Searing and the Erie Canal Museum’s Ashley Maready, at the Evergreen in Hanover Square. This is the second in a series of events about the Erie Canal in collaboration with the Onondaga Historical Association sponsored by M&T Bank.

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Book Talk and Signing with Don Cazentre

November 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Erie Canal Museum, United States + Google Map
Free

Author and Central New York food and drink writer Don Cazentre discusses and signs copies of his new book, Spirits & Cocktails of Upstate New York during this special event at the Erie Canal Museum. Cazentre is a journalist with Syracuse.com/The Post-Standard and is the author of New York Breweries, a popular book about area breweries, brewers and beer now in its second edition. Free parking is available in the lot across the street from the Museum under routes 81…

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