Free 2021 Erie Canalway calendar available today
WATERFORD — The public is invited to pick up a free 2021 Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor calendar starting December 1, 2020 at selected libraries and visitor centers throughout the National Heritage Corridor. The calendar features winning images from this year’s Erie Canalway photo contest.
“The calendar showcases the unique beauty, history, and character of New York’s canals and canal communities,” said Bob Radliff, Erie Canalway executive director. “We hope it inspires people to preserve and celebrate our incredible canal heritage.”
Calendars will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, thanks to generous sponsorship by the NYS Canal Corporation.
New York State Canal Corporation Director Brian U. Stratton said, “The 2021 calendar celebrates our iconic Canal System by displaying brilliant photographs as captured by many of our canalside neighbors, and I encourage everyone to retrieve one while supplies last, so that they too can enjoy these spectacular scenes all year long.”
This year’s cover features first place winner Butternut Creek Aqueduct, DeWitt by A.T. McLean of Syracuse.
Locally, they are available at Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., Amsterdam; Fort Hunter Free Library, 167 Fort Hunter Road, Amsterdam; Walter Elwood Museum, 100 ChurchSt., Amsterdam; Canajoharie Library andArkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie; Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., Fonda; and Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willette St., Fort Plain.