Volunteer Tour Guide Training

If you love history, the Erie Canal, and interacting with people, this volunteer position may be just for you. Tour guides, also known as docents, take groups of adults and students throughout the Museum, sharing key information about the Erie Canal's past, present, and future, and sharing details on the purpose, history and significance of the Read More »

The Haudenosaunee and the Erie Canal

For millennia, waterways in indigenous Haudenosaunee territories have been profoundly important. In the Haudenosaunee cosmology, water is sacred as fundamental to all life. On Thursday, May 17, Syracuse University Professor Philip P. Arnold and Onondaga Nation Chief Jake Edwards will discuss the important role waterways play in the cosmology of the Haudenosaunee people of New Read More »

Board of Trustees Elects 2018 Officers

The board of trustees of the Erie Canal Museum recently elected officers for 2018, and elected three new trustees to two-year terms. Patrick J. Griffin, Associate Relationship Manager at M&T Bank, was elected president of the board. Sarah Tietje-Mietz, Academic Coordinator Counselor at the HEOP/Center for Teaching and Learning at Cazenovia College, was elected vice Read More »
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