CNY Hops: The Birth, Death, and Rebirth of an Industry

CNY Hops: The Birth, Death, & Rebirth of an Industry

Madison County Historian Matthew Urtz will discuss the history of hops in Central New York on Thursday, July 16 at the Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East, Syracuse. This special presentation begins at 12 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person, and guests may pay at the door or through our website. There is no Read More »
Free Curator Talk: Building the Barge Canal

Free Curator Talk: Building the Barge Canal

Noon talk focuses on construction of New York's Barge Canal From 1905 to 1918, New York State replaced the Erie Canal with a new waterway called the Barge Canal. On Friday, June 12 at 12 p.m., Erie Canal Museum Curator Ashley Maready will talk about constructing this Canal, now named the Erie. The program will Read More »
Baseball in the 19th Century Erie Canal Corridor

Baseball Along the 19th Century Erie Canal Corridor

The Erie Canal totally transformed life along its banks. Cities were built. Religions were founded. National movements started. And goods, people and ideas were transported. One often overlooked aspect of this change is the explosion of what was quickly becoming the national pastime: baseball. From Albany to Buffalo, the new sport swept through the Canal Read More »
March 14 Family History Research Workshop at the Erie Canal Museum

Museum hosts family history research workshop

By Pamela Vittorio, guest writer Visit https://eriecanalmuseum.org/store/product/family-history-workshop/ for more information and to register. Over the last twenty years, the digitization of genealogical records has become the mainstay of online sites like Family Search and Ancestry. The ability to retrieve and download records from the comfort of one’s home has allowed millions of family historians to Read More »
Adirondack Reservoirs: Water for the Erie Canal

Adirondack Reservoirs: Water for the Erie Canal

Raymond Letterman, Ph.D. will discuss the impact of dams and reservoirs that were constructed in the western Adirondacks to supply water to the Erie Canal at the Erie Canal Museum's first lunchtime lecture of the year, Thursday, February 20 at 12 p.m. The presentation will take place in the second-floor Weighlock Gallery of the Museum, 318 Read More »
Gingerbread Workshop for Families and Children

Gingerbread Workshop for Families and Children

Families and children can learn how to make gingerbread-like houses at the Erie Canal Museum every year while the Museum's holiday Gingerbread Gallery is on display. This year, we are pleased to present these workshops at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, December 14 and 28, and at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday, December 30. The workshops take Read More »
Gingerbread House Workshop for Children and Families

Gingerbread Workshop for Children

The Erie Canal Museum conducts gingerbread workshops for children and families every year while its holiday Gingerbread Gallery is on display. This year, we are pleased to present these workshops at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, December 14 and 28, and at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday, December 30. The workshops take place in the Museum’s historic Read More »
Gingerbread House Workshop for Children and Families

Gingerbread House Workshop

The Erie Canal Museum conducts gingerbread house workshops for children and families every year while its holiday Gingerbread Gallery is on display. This year, we are pleased to present these workshops at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, December 14 and 28, and at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday, December 30. The workshops take place in the Museum’s Read More »
Gingerbread House Workshop for Children and Families

Gingerbread House Workshop

The Erie Canal Museum conducts gingerbread house workshops for children and families every year while its holiday Gingerbread Gallery is on display. This year, we are pleased to present these workshops at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, December 14 and 28, and at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday, December 30. The workshops take place in the Museum’s Read More »
Gingerbread House Workshop for Children and Families

Children’s Gingerbread House Workshop

The Erie Canal Museum conducts gingerbread house workshops for children and families every year while its holiday Gingerbread Gallery is on display. This year, we are pleased to present these workshops at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, December 14 and 28, and at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday, December 30. The workshops take place in the Museum's Read More »
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