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Before the railroads, canals were considered the best way to move goods and people.  The remains and restored sections of canals are available in many places, and you can also see working canals and locks at some of the places in our guide

 

 

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New York
Chittenango
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
7010 Lakeport Road
Chittenango NY   13037
Phone 
315 687-3801
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Museum
Building Type  Canal
Collection A-F  Clocks

Cuddebackville
Neversink Valley Area Museum
Hoag Road
Cuddebackville NY  12729
Phone 
845 754-8870
Web Site  www.neversinkmuseum.org/
Description
Type of Resource 
Museum
Primary Focus  Building Collection
Building Type  Canal

  New York
 
Fort Hunter
 
Schoharie Crossing
 
129 Schoharie Street
 
PO Box 140
 
Fort Hunter  NY 12069    
 
Phone   518 829-7516
 
Web Site  http://nysparks.state.ny.us/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/nysparks/historic.cgi?p+23
 
Description  Erie Canal history through  remaining structures & visitor center
 
Type of Resource   Historic District
 
Primary Focus  Visitor Center
 
Building Type   Canal
 
New or Updated:  2/13/2004

High Falls
D & H Canal
Mohonk Road
High Falls NY   12440
Phone 
845 687-9311
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
History Related Organization
Building Type  Canal

  New York

  Mamakating

  Delaware & Hudson Canal Linear Park

  Route 209

  Mamakating  NY

  Phone

  Web Site  http://www.co.sullivan.ny.us/content/depts/dpw/D&H.asp

  Description  recreational trail & other activities along former canal with remnants of

                    structures

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type  Canal

  Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor Recreation

  New or Updated:  4/16/2006

New York
Rome
Erie Canal Village
5789 New London Road
Rome NY    13440
Phone
Web Site 
www.eriecanalvillage.com
Toll Free  888 374-3226
Description  village on canal includes printing press
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Village
Building Type  Canal
Industry Profession  Printing

  NY
 
Seneca Falls
 
Seneca Falls Museum of Waterways & History
 
89 Fall Street
 
PO Box 388
 
Seneca Falls  NY  13148  
 
Phone  315 568-1510
 
Web Site  http://www.senecamuseum.com/mission.html
 
E-mail  mailto:senecamuseum@yahoo.com
 
Description  explores water powered history of area - canal boat rides, interactive
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type  Canal
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Oral History
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:  11/01/2003

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