Early Months of Erie Canal Navigation in Syracuse

Early Months of Erie Canal Navigation in Syracuse

Quarantine Coffee Hour looks at early months of navigation on the middle division of the Erie Canal   Join the Erie Canal Museum on Facebook Live at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 21 for our weekly Quarantine Coffee Hour. The program is free and open to the public. Museum Educator Derrick Pratt will discuss the beginning of navigation on New Read More »
"21st Century Kids Along the Erie Canal" available free online

“21st Century Kids Along the Erie Canal” now free online

Erie Canal author and boatman Robert Graham just released a new book, 21st Century Kids Along the Erie Canal. The Erie Canal Museum is partnering with the author by making this book of photographs available for free on our website. Click here to access 21st Century Kids. The book features 102 photographs documenting the lives of Read More »
The Life and Times of a Canal Boat Cook

The Life and Times of a Canal Boat Cook

Quarantine Coffee Hour looks at Oswego native Oliver Wendell Petrie and working life on 20th century canals  Join the Erie Canal Museum on Facebook at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 14 for our live-streamed Quarantine Coffee Hour. The program is free and open to the public. Museum Educator Derrick Pratt will discuss the life of Oliver Wendell Petrie, an Read More »
Designing and Constructing a Replica of DeWitt Clinton's Seneca Chief

Building a Replica of DeWitt Clinton’s Seneca Chief

Learn about the Buffalo Maritime Center's work to build a replica of this historic Canal boat. Join the Erie Canal Museum on Facebook Live at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 7 for our weekly Quarantine Coffee Hour. The program is free and open to the public. John Montague from the Buffalo Maritime Center will talk about the organization's Read More »

Geological Obstacles of the Erie Canal

Thomas X. Grasso discusses the geological challenges faced by the original Canal's engineers  during this Facebook Live discussion. Join the Erie Canal Museum on Facebook Live at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 30 for our weekly Quarantine Coffee Hour. The program is free and open to the public. Thomas X. Grasso, past president of the Canal Society of Read More »
Virtual MOSTHistory Happy Hour: Water & Canal Systems

Virtual MOSTHistory Happy Hour: Water & Canal Systems

The Erie Canal Museum is talking water with the Museum of South Texas History during Virtual MOSTHistory Happy Hour on Tuesday, April 28. Join both institutions on Facebook Live at 7 p.m. Eastern Time/6 p.m. Central Time with your phone, laptop, desktop--however you can--to learn and share your thoughts about water and canal systems in south Texas and Read More »
Quarantine Coffee Hour: How Buffalo Became the Erie Canal's Western Terminus

Quarantine Coffee Hour: Buffalo and the Erie Canal Terminus Debate

Learn how Buffalo became the Erie Canal's western terminus during this Facebook Live discussion. Are you looking for ways to engage with others while you’re staying home? Join the Erie Canal Museum for its new remote program, Quarantine Coffee Hour. The program is free and open to everyone. Beginning each Monday, read a Canal-related article on the Newsroom page of Read More »
Virtual MOSTHistory Happy Hour: Water & Canal Systems

Virtual MOSTHistory Happy Hour: Celebrations & Milestones

The Erie Canal Museum is partnering with the Museum of South Texas History in Edinburg, Texas, to present Virtual MOSTHistory Happy Hour on Tuesday, April 21. Join both institutions on Facebook Live at 7 p.m. Eastern Time/6 p.m. Central Time with your phone, laptop, desktop--however you can--to celebrate, and discuss milestones of their respective 50th and 200th anniversaries. Read More »
Quarantine Coffee Hour: Aboard the Auburn and Syracuse Railroad

Quarantine Coffee Hour: The Auburn & Syracuse Railroad

Learn about the historic Auburn and Syracuse Railroad during this Facebook Live discussion. Are you looking for something new to learn while you’re staying home? Join the Erie Canal Museum for its new remote program, Quarantine Coffee Hour. The program is free and open to everyone. Every Monday, read a Canal-related article on the Newsroom page of the Museum’s website. The Read More »
Quarantine Coffee Hour: Aboard the Auburn and Syracuse Railroad

Quarantine Coffee Hour: Why an Erie Canal?

Grab a coffee, tea or cocoa, and join us online for this free program! Are you looking for something new to learn while you're staying home? Join the Erie Canal Museum for its new remote program, Quarantine Coffee Hour. The program is free and open to everyone. Every Monday, read a Canal-related article on the Newsroom page of the Museum's Read More »
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