Water Quality in the Erie Canal

Water Quality in the Erie Canal

The quality and condition of water in the Erie Canal historically and today is the topic of September's Peggy Lou Feldmeier Lunchtime Lecture at the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Mark Teece, professor of environmental chemistry at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, will present the lecture, which is scheduled for 12 Read More »
Guided walking tour of historic downtown Syracuse

Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Syracuse

Join the Erie Canal Museum for a guided walking tour of historic downtown Syracuse along the route of the original Erie Canal, Monday, June 24 at 12 p.m. The tour begins at the Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East. It follows the route of the 19th century Canal through Clinton Square, and tours Hanover Square as it Read More »
Downtown Syracuse Heritage Area Walking Tour

Guided Tour of Downtown Syracuse Heritage Area

Take a walk along the Erie Canal through the downtown Syracuse heritage area during this guided tour organized by the Erie Canal Museum. The tour begins at the Museum, 318 Erie Boulevard East. It follows the route of the 19th century Canal through Clinton Square, and tours Hanover Square as it leads you back to Read More »
Engineering Beauty Exhibit Opening Day

Engineering Beauty Exhibit Opening Day

Engineering Beauty: Black and White Views of New York Waters, a dynamic photography exhibit, opens in the first-floor Link Gallery of the Erie Canal Museum on April 10, 2019. This exhibit features black and white photographs of canals, dams, hydroelectric plants, and other New York water resources, taken with a large-format camera by consulting historian and Read More »
DeWitt Clinton's 250th Birthday Anniversary

DeWitt Clinton’s 250th Birthday Anniversary

Join descendants of DeWitt Clinton on Saturday, March 2 at the Erie Canal Museum to celebrate the sestercentennial—or 250th anniversary—of the birth of this visionary governor who championed and oversaw creation of New York's Erie Canal two centuries ago. Kenneth A. Silber, author of In DeWitt’s Footsteps: Seeing History on the Erie Canal, will discuss Read More »
Public Gingerbread Workshop

Public Gingerbread Workshop

Public gingerbread workshops for children and families are presented by the Erie Canal Museum 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 8, and at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, December 27. The workshops take place in the Museum's Read More »
Public Gingerbread Workshop

Children’s Gingerbread Workshop

Children's gingerbread workshops are presented by the Erie Canal Museum every year while its holiday Gingerbread Gallery is on display. This year, we are pleased to present these workshops for children and families at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, December 8, and at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, December 27. The workshops take place in the Museum's Read More »
Ticket to Ride Helps Fund Field Trips

Ticket to Ride Helps Fund Field Trips

The Erie Canal Museum is a proud participant in Ticket to Ride, a program of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Ticket to Ride offers transportation and educational program funding for schools across New York State. By covering bus and tour fees, the program makes it possible for schools to take advantage of educational field Read More »
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