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 »
Water/Ways Wednesday at the Weighlock with Don Meixner

Water/Ways Wednesday at the Weighlock with Don Meixner

During this free program in the Weighlock Gallery of the Erie Canal Museum, musician and Erie Canal expert Don Meixner will perform songs that traveled the Erie Canal and points west with the diggers and other workers who immigrated from many different countries. He will talk about the origins of some of these songs, and discuss how 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 »
Gere's Lock on the Erie Canal near Syracuse, New York.

Lunchtime Lecture: From Gere’s Lock to the Gear Factory

Edward A. Bogucz, executive director of the Syracuse Center of Excellence and associate professor at Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, presents the Erie Canal Museum's third lunchtime lecture of 2018 on Thursday, September 13 at 12 p.m. His talk, titled From Gere's Lock to the Gear Factory, offers insight into the Canal's role Read More »
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