The New York State Museum is set to hold a book talk and gallery tour, focusing on the Erie Canal, on Wednesday, September 25th, from 6 to 8 pm.
Before the presentation, exhibit curator and Senior Historian Brad Utter will lead a themed exhibit tour of Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal in the South Hall of the Huxley Theatre. Utter will highlight what travel was like for tourists, travelers, and canalers. Highlighting artifacts and images in the exhibit, he will also discuss some of the popular tourist destinations in and around the canal in the 1800s. [Read more…] about Erie Canal Book Talk and Gallery Tour at NYS Museum