Introducing for 2019
The Flight of Five Reconstruction Tour:
Unlocking an Engineering Marvel
Visitors to the Locks Heritage District in 2019 have the opportunity to experience the epic reconstruction of the Erie Canal Flight of Five
· Before Reconstruction
· During Reconstruction
· After Reconstruction
Volunteer docents provide a 1 hour narrated waking tour of the
Erie Canal Flight of Five Locks, beginning on Canal Street and
covering the 60 foot descent over the Niagara Escarpment
Tours depart from the Erie Canal Discovery Center
Every Saturday between 11 am – 1 pm from
June 8 – September 28
Groups of 2 to 10 - Free of charge; No Reservations Required
Groups of 11 or more - $2 per person, Pre-Register by clicking on “Take a Tour”
or call 716-349-7998.
Imagine concluding our popular Flight of Five Reconstruction Tour with an opportunity to actually push the 1-ton balance beams that open the wooden Lock Gates!
Our new Museum graphically compares and contrasts the materials and the equipment used in the construction of the 19th Century Erie Canal and the 20th Century
Erie Barge Canal
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