Erie Canalway announces 2013 grant recipients.

Press Release:    2013 Erie Canalway Grant

We’re looking forward to giving out this year’s big   checks over the next few weeks.

Recipients Announced
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor is awarding $45,800 in grants this year to assist nine organizations with telling the story of New York’s legendary canals. The grants for education, recreation, and preservation projects will enable us to reach new audiences and inspire people to further explore the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.


Congratulations to the following recipients:
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  • American Locomotive Company Heritage      Museum, Schenectady Collaboration      and Competition: Early Canals and Railroads

  • Capital Repertory Theater, Albany     On the Go: Friend of a Friend- African American Heroes of      New York’s Freedom Network

  • H. Lee White Maritime Museum, Oswego     Derrick Boat 8 Structural Survey Project

  • Rochester Museum and Science Center,      Rochester     Interactive Canal Lock Exhibit 

  • History Center in Tompkins County,      Ithaca     Creating a Canal Collection 

  • Hoag Library, Albion      Erie Canal Display 

  • NYS Bicycling Coalition, multiple      locations      Bicycle Tour Loop Maps: From the Canal to the Interior

  • Village of Canastota and the Canastota      Canal Town Museum     Canal-scape Enhancements and Mural Project

  • Village of Spencerport      A Walk Through History

Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, P.O. Box 219, Waterford, New York 12188
(518) 237-7000


The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, established in 2000 by an Act of Congress, spans 524 miles across the full expanse of upstate New York. It includes the Erie, Cayuga-Seneca, Oswego, and Champlain canals and their historic alignments. The Corridor encompasses 4,834 square miles in 23 counties and is home to 2.7 million people.