Albany Homecoming: Erie Canal Cousins Book 3. Dorothy Stacy. In the third book of the Erie Canal Cousins Series, Albany Homecoming set in 1840, Rose is back on the Erie Canal on the Flying Eagle, returning to her home in Albany with her cousins, the Finnegans. After many enjoyable experiences on the boat, an unexpected crisis arises as they near Albany, causing everyone a lot of distress. The story continues at the Stewart home in Albany where you will meet Rose’s Mama, Papa, sister, Cassie, and brothers, Robert and Caleb. You will spend a day with Rose in the one-room schoolhouse she attends, and learn some tidbits about early Albany. Contains Albany History Timeline, Song of Albany, and Albany in 1840. . Blackberry Hill Press, 2010, 140pp.