• Black and white photo of a girl and her family on a canal packet boat in Rochester, NY

    Erie Canalway

    National Heritage Corridor New York

Contact Us

By Mail
Erie Canalway (U.S.Postal Service)
P.O. Box 219
Waterford, NY 12188

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Erie Canalway (FEDEX, UPS)
Delaware Ave. - Peebles Island
Cohoes, NY 12047

By Phone

518-237-7000

By Fax
518-237-7640

Did You Know?

A closeup image of several people in a boat being towed along the Erie Canal.

Once known by skeptics as "Clinton's Ditch," the Erie Canal trumped its doubters by opening faster and cheaper transportation across New York State and advanced Euro-American settlement of the Northeast, Midwest, and Great Plains.