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NYSCanalCorporation 18h
. & NYS Canals Director Brian Stratton speak to attendees about the many things the NYS Canal System has to offer, including the dozens of fun events planned for the Summer!
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 24
On this day in 1905, construction begins on the NYS Barge Canal in Fort Miller, NY (near the site of current lock C-6).
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 23
Curious what happens to the during the winter? Winter maintenance, like this lock pump out at Lock E-24 Baldwinsville, keeps the NYS Canal System running in tip top shape and prepares it for the 2019 season!
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 22
Happy ! Registration is still open for 's on May 4th - celebrate 's park system by cleaning up park lands, planting trees and gardens, restoring trail and wildlife habitats & working on various site improvement projects.
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Erie Canalway Trail Apr 22
We’ve updated our map at to show the detour. The alternate route leaves the trail in North Gates, west of Rochester and runs down to Trolley Blvd before rejoining the trail across Lee Rd
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 22
Tomorrow, explore Enterprising Waters: New York’s at the to see how New York’s first engineers designed the Erie Canal. Then, design and build a model of your own solution to the challenge of raising a boat!
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 21
Happy Easter from the NYS Canal Corporation!
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 20
The Trail at the 390 Bridges will be closed on April 22nd until Labor Day 2019 in order to facilitate work at those bridges. Please see attached image for closed portion.
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 18
: A 1921 canal map. Constructed between 1905 and 1918, the Barge Canal is the direct descendant of the Erie Canal and a network of connecting waterways that have been in continuous operation since 1825.
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Erie Canal Museum Apr 17
The State Canal System navigation season opens Friday, May 17! The sunny, mild weather we're having in the area today has us wanting to post photos of the Canal, like this lovely shot from Joe Pompili of Spencerport. . . .
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 17
Repairs to the Erie Canal lift bridge over Main Street in Albion will be closed for repairs on Friday, April 19, from 6 a.m.-3 p.m. During the closure, vehicles will be detoured to State Street, Ingersol Street and Caroline Street before returning to Route 98.
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 17
is next weekend! Help with some spring cleaning on sections of the Trail, in canalside parks and other public areas throughout the corridor. For a list of events near you:
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 16
The 2019 New York State Tourism Conference is right around the corner! Make sure you're registered for the conference, April 24-26 in !
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 15
On this day in 1817, the NYS Legislature passes the act to construct the Erie and Champlain Canals.
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 15
Did You Know? The tourism industry is 's 4th largest employer. Promoting “Great Lake Adventure & Canal Town Culture”, Orleans County has an expanded tourism guide - check it out and explore the Empire State!
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 14
Learn, exchange, connect and have fun at 's 2019 New York State Tourism Conference, starting Wednesday, April 24.
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 14
: today is National Gardening Day! Learn about our "Adopt-A-Trail" program, where you can adopt a mile or more of the Canalway Trail and help keep it in order for the thousands of boaters, bikers, walkers, and runners who use it yearly.
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 13
The trail head on the south side of Tonawanda Creek Rd will be closed for reconstruction beginning Mon 4/15. Warning signs alerting trail users to the closure are installed south of the pedestrian bridge - patrons will not be able to cross. It will be closed for appx 2 weeks.
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 12
“Fair winds and following seas” to NYS Canals Executive Deputy Director John Callaghan, who next week starts as head of the Hudson River-Black River Regulating District after 22 years of distinguished service on the Canal System. Bon voyage on your next great adventure, Captain.
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NYSCanalCorporation Apr 11
: A View of the at West Troy showing modern steel barges (1896).
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