Events

The mid-Hudson and Capital District regions in NYS are now in Phase IV reopening and some sites are reopening with limited hours and tours. Please call the individual sites directly to inquire about the events listed below.

MANY Virtual Tour: Erie Canal's Locks and Infrastructure

MANY Virtual Tour: Erie Canal's Locks and Infrastructure Nov 23, 2020, 12:00 PM Location: 265 River Street Troy, NY 12180

William Sweitzer, Director of Marketing, NYS Canal Corporation

Duncan Hay, Historian, Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor

Experience a guided tour of the New York State Canal System's locks and infrastructure at the junction of the Erie and Champlain Canals and the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers in Waterford. Five locks and a series of guard gates help the Erie Canal bypass the Cohoes Falls on the Mohawk River. Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor's historian, Duncan Hay, will provide a narrated tour of this National Historic Landmark system.

https://nysmuseums.org/2020fallprograms

Picture: Waterford Lock, Erie Canal. Photo courtey of NYS Canal Corporation