Beyond Our 13 Miles

ecdc image1 300x198

Erie Canalway Discovery Center

The Erie Canal, opened in 1825, changed the course of commerce and way of life in the United States. The Erie Canal Discovery Center is a new state-of-the-art interpretive center that details the history of the canal and the pivotal role Lockport, N.Y. played in the history of the Erie Canal.

Read More...

s 2

McClew Interpretive Center at Murphy's Orchard

Murphy’s Orchard is Western New York’s only National Park Service “Network to Freedom” site, where visitors can learn the role of the farm and its owners in the Underground Railroad.

Read More...

logo slimmer 2

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

Located within miles of the Erie Canal in North Tonawanda, visitors can explore the art, science, math, music and social history of the early American amusement industry, from carrousels to coasters. The tour is complete with a ride on an early American carrousel.

Read More...

doors and steps

Buffalo History Museum

The Buffalo History Museum annually presents a wide array of programs, exhibits, tours, outdoor events, and activities for all ages.

Read More...

Did you know?

The flow over the American Falls was stopped completely for several months in 1969. The idea was to determine the feasibility of removing the large amount of loose rock from the base of the falls to enhance it's appearance. In the end the final decision was that the expense would be too great.


nfci2
Pic7514
USA2
DSC 0012