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Photos courtesy of Rome Historical Society
Photos courtesy of Rome Historical Society
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Exclusive: Sneak Peek At Rome Historical Society’s Erie Canal Reenactment

Patrick Reynolds, the Museum Educator for the Rome Historical Society, gives us an example of the speech you'll hear at Bellamy Harbor, July 22 at 12 noon with Honor America Days Bicentennial Canal Celebration.

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See The Reenactment Of The Erie Canal Ground Breaking Ceremony In Rome

Patrick Reynolds, Museum Educator for the Rome Historical Society tells us what to expect at the reenactment of the Erie Canal Ground Breaking Ceremony.

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Rome Historical Society Helping To Celebrate Erie Canal Bi-Centennial

The Erie Canal started it's construction 200 years ago on July 4, 1817, in Rome N.Y. In a ceremony, local contractor Samual Richardson was the first to turn his spade into the ground. The Erie Canal construction was underway.

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See Erie Canal 1 Hr Documentary With David Muir From ABC

This year the Erie Canal turns 200 years old. CNY Native and ABC News Anchor Davie Muir has created a 1-hour documentary titled Erie: The Canal That Made America

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Water Music NY-Little Falls On July 5th

The centerpiece of the 8pm evening concert will be the newly commissioned piece written to reflect the local heritage and the importance of the canal on Little Falls

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Photo Credit - P.W. Creighton/TSM
Photo Credit - P.W. Creighton/TSM
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Erie Canal Opening On Schedule After All

Well, believe it or not the canal original opening for the season was scheduled for May 19th. Our very wet April appeared to have that date in jeopardy and just within the past few days the conditions have improved greatly.in the Finger Lakes/Central New York region allowing the opening day to move back to the original date of Friday May 19th

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Photo Courtesy Genesee Brewery
Photo Courtesy Genesee Brewery
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Genesee Brewery’s Erie Canal Trip Delayed

If you're planning on heading out to watch as the Genesee Brewery's fermentation tanks pass through the Utica area, it looks like you may have to wait an extra day.

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Andrew Derminio, TSM
Andrew Derminio, TSM
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Genessee Brewing To Travel 225 Miles On The Erie Canal

When was the last time you saw anything being shipped on the Erie Canal? You'll once again get the chance to see shipping in action later this month when Genesee Brewery will ship 12 fermentation tanks from Albany to Rochester.

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Times Telegram photo/Stephanie Sorrell-White
Times Telegram photo/Stephanie Sorrell-White
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Little Falls Welcomes ‘Water Music NY’ This Summer

Little Falls is known for its scenic location along the Erie Canal, and it is the perfect place to welcome this amazing event this summer!

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Free Family Fun? Watch Tug Boats Along The Erie Canal

If you're looking for a fun activity that your little ones are certain to enjoy, take them out to watch the boats come in at one of the locks along the Erie Canal.

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CJ/TSM Utica
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Free Live Music With The ‘Betsy’ Concert Series At Lock 20 Canal Park In Marcy

The 'Betsy' Concert Series, also known as 'Betsy The Barge Concert Series' is underway, and it's free for one and all. Pack a picnic and grab your family and friends for a fun night of fantastic music.

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Andy Cash/Big Frog 104
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New York’s Oldest Canal Runs Right Through CNY [VIDEO]

Did you know the first canal ever built in New York State was the Erie Canal? It happens to also run right through the heart of Central New York and if you're looking for stuff to do this Summer, the trails along this historic waterway offer plenty of recreational options.

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