Recent News & Articles

  • 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 »
  • Lyons NY Peppermint Days

    Peppermint Days, Lyons NY 2018 If you like parades, fireworks, concerts, food, car shows and small-town charm then you want to be in Lyons NY from July 13th – July 15th. 2018. Lyons celebrates its heritage as the Peppermint Capital of the world. In 1841 E.G. Hotchiss located his essential oils business to Lyons where […]Read More »
  • Riverlink Summer Concert Concert Series Schedule for 2018

    We’re excited to announce the full Riverlink Summer Concert Series schedule for 2018! Enjoy great FREE music every Saturday evening during July and August. Enjoy food and drink at River’s Edge @Riverlink or stroll the MVGO and wine & dine on Amsterdam’s historic South Side. See details and performer bios here: http://riverlinkconcerts.com/calendar/ ….and video samples […]Read More »
  • 1.5 Billion Dollars Generated Annually Through Events Along The Erie Canal

    Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor just released a study which shows that an estimated 1.5 billion dollars is generated annually by events such as boat tours, bicycle and paddle-sport rentals and historic site and museum tours along the Erie, Champlain, Oswego and Cayuga-Seneca Canals. Events and tours drew more than 3.3 million visitors in 2017 […]Read More »

Bicentennial

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

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