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Portions of Erie Canal Village in Rome Near Ruins Following Apparent Neglect [PHOTOS]

It may be startling to you if you spent some time as a child at Erie Canal Village in Rome to see how far the living history museum appears to have deteriorated.

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2015 Erie Canal Clean Up Set for April 17-19

Volunteers throughout New York State will participate in the 10th annual Erie Canal Clean Sweep on April 17-19, 2015.

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Adventures in Rome… Part One – New To Naomi

My exploring, learning, and adventures continue in Central New York. This weekend I went to the city of Rome (which happened to be a whole lot bigger than I expected).

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Haunting Of The Erie Canal Museum ~ CNY Paranormal [VIDEO]

Nestled in the heart of downtown Syracuse lies one of the most interesting historic buildings with some unexpected ghosts.

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2015 Erie Canalway Calendar Available December 1

A calendar showcasing the beauty found along New York State's Erie Canal corridor will be available on December 1.

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Erie Canal Clean Sweep Weekend Planned for April 25-27, 2014

Volunteers will be picking up trash and debris that accumulated over the winter along the Erie Canal and other canals in New York State as part of Clean Sweep Weekend on April 25-27.

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Raw Footage: Ilion Mayor Sends Safety Message to Residents

Here's a video of Ilion Mayor John Stevens sending a message to village residents as he assists in cleanup on Friday morning at the Ilion Marina.

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Amazing Video of Ice Flow on the Erie Canal at Oneida Lake near Sylvan Beach

You've got to see this video captured at the end of January as blocks of ice float down the Erie Canal towards Oneida Lake in Verona Beach.

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Utica’s Children’s Museum Opens Exhibit on Erie Canal

The Erie Canal played a significant role in transforming New York into the Empire State.  Now young New Yorkers have the chance to learn that history with a new exhibit open at the Children's Museum in Utica.

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Erie Canal near Rochester
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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Erie Canal

The Erie Canal is the historic waterway that flows from the Hudson River at Albany to Lake Erie at Buffalo. When it was first dug in the 1820s, it cut shipping time and costs dramatically when transporting Midwestern commodities to markets in the East

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The Best Travel Spots on the Erie Canal in Central New York – Our Top 5

The Erie Canal is one of the cultural and historic gems of our community. In fact, one could argue that cities like Utica, Rome and Little Falls owe their growth to the canal. Now used primarily for recreation rather than commerce, we take a look at the 5 best travel spots along the Erie Canal

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Hauntings Along the Erie Canal – Central New York Paranormal

In our last article, we discussed how a group of buildings can be haunted due to activities in that area. This week, we’re going to discuss another side of that, talking about whether ghosts haunt areas, or specific buildings.

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