Recent News & Articles

  • History in your Backyard Series: A behind the scenes look at the Revolutionary War

    History in Your Backyard Series: A behind the scenes look at the Revolutionary War   We make history fun and exciting! Have you ever wanted to get an insider’s look into history?  Would you like to see recently uncovered artifacts that provide insight into the region’s long history, explore a historic home that served as […]Read More »
  • World Canals Conference 2017 in Syracuse

    Save the date: September 24-28, 2017! The spotlight will be on the Erie Canal and Central New York for the 2017 World Canals Conference (WCC)!Read More »
  • Cruising The Erie Canal From Lyons

    Cruising the Erie Canal from Lyons On Saturday August 26 and Sunday, August 27, The Lyons Rotary and the Lyons Erie Canalway Greeters are sponsoring 3 Erie Canal Cruises. Passengers will travel aboard the 48 passenger Seneca Lake Reel Tours tour boat and will depart from the Lyons dock behind the fire Department Building. On […]Read More »
  • Canal Splash

    Canal Splash Celebrate the history, culture, recreational appeal, and beauty of the New York State Canal System and Erie Canalway Trail during the 10 days of Canal Splash! Friday, August 11 – Sunday, August 20, 2017 Canal Splash! is a coordinated series of locally organized events and activities, that take place along the Canal System […]Read More »


New York will be celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the iconic Erie Canal.

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