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  • SUNY / Erie Canal Bicentennial Forum

      Downtown Revitalization Along the Canal: The D.R.I. Program and Waterfront Redevelopment AN ERIE CANAL BICENTENNIAL DISCUSSION September 27, 2018 SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY Marano Campus Center Auditorium Room 132 OPENING SESSION Welcome and Introduction of Keynote: SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley Keynote Address: John Maggiore, Director of Policy, Office of Governor Andrew M. […]Read More »
  • Enterprising Waters

    The New York State Museum will open the second and final phase of its exhibition Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal on Saturday, September 22. The first phase of the exhibition opened in September 2017 and focused on the circumstances leading up to building the canal and the canal’s construction. The second phase of the […]Read More »
  • New York State Canal Conference

    ONE WATER: NEW YORK HARBOR OCTOBER 14 – 16, 2018 | HILTON GARDEN INN, STATEN ISLAND One Water, New York Harbor is the theme for the 2018 New York Canal Societies’ Canal Conference to be held on October 14th. – October 16th. at the Hilton Garden Inn, Staten Island NY. The conference will celebrate the […]Read More »
  • Campaign To Save Historic Canal Vessels

    The Preservation League of New York State is seeking support for its efforts to protect the historic Tug Urger and other Erie Canal vessels that provide an authentic link to the past. The League recently learned that the New York State Canal Corporation under the New York Power Authority (NYPA) has plans to beach the […]Read More »


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

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