Arts, Culture and Communities on the Canal AN ERIE CANAL BICENTENNIAL DISCUSSION Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Schenectady County Community College, Schenectady NY OPENING SESSION (1—1:30pm) Welcome: Brian U. Stratton, Director, NYS Canal Corporation Welcome from City of Schenectady and Introduction of Keynote Address: Hon. Gary R. McCarthy, […]Read More »
Four roundtables celebrating the Champlain Canal Centennial have been scheduled for May. Each will feature a presentation, an informational sharing session, networking opportunities and a discussion period. The roundtables are designed to bring together museum professionals, historical societies, archivists, local historians and community members to foster collaboration and to create unique thematic experiences for visitors […]Read More »
Each year to correspond with Earth Day, communities and organizations up and down the Canal organize to clean the banks of the Canal This year 38 separate events are scheduled. This event now in it’s 8th. year continues to grow in size. To learn more about all the events along the Canal visit the https://www.ptny.org/events/canal-clean-sweepRead More »
We currently travel on the third generation of the Erie Canal, commonly referred to as the “Barge Canal” 2018 celebrates the centennial of the opening of this version of the Canal system. The fact that we travel today on infrastructure designed and built 100 years ago is a great testament to the engineers and builders […]Read More »
New York will be celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the iconic Erie Canal.