Recent News & Articles

  • Historic Palmyra’s Women’s History Month Event

      A Women’s History Month Program has been set for March 15th from 7 to 9 p at the Alling Coverlet Museum, 132 Market Street, in Palmyra, Wayne County, NY. This event will introduce attendees to the women of Palmyra’s history such as Dr. Harriet Adams, Clarissa Hall Jerome, Lavinia Chase, Harriett Hyde Sexton, Anna […]Read More »
  • Middleport Preserving Co.

    A large four story building that stood on the northwest side of the canal had a rich history and several different names.  It started as a flour mill which was destroyed in 1859 and came back to life in 1883 as the Ontario Preserving Company. The property was leased to the company by Buel P. […]Read More »
  • Schenectady County Erie Canal History Events Set

    New York State is celebrating the bicentennial of the Erie Canal’s creation this year with a campaign to “Reimagine the Canal.” A series of conversations focused on economic and environmental sustainability of the historical Mohawk river towns will be held in Schenectady County beginning March 8th. These events will kick-off with a presentation by some […]Read More »
  • Plans announced to close gap in Erie Canalway Trail in Onondaga County

      New York state has released a concept plan that closes the gap in the Erie Canalway Trail System between Camillus and DeWitt. It would extend the recreation trail through an urban area. From the start, bridging the 14-mile gap has been the most challenging part of creating a seamless trail that closely follows the […]Read More »


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

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