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Get Involved: Awards Program
The Erie Canalway Heritage Award of Excellence celebrates significant places in the Erie Canalway where people have come together to preserve and share our heritage or to make the Corridor a vibrant place to live, work, or visit.

Congratulations to our 2015 Recipients
From left: Lockport Locks District, Hudson Crossing Park, Old Erie Canal Towpath
Erie Canalway Heritage Award of Excellence
Lockport Locks District, Lockport
Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville
Honorable Mention
Old Erie Canal Towpath at Butternut Drive, DeWitt
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About the Award
The Heritage Award recognizes outstanding places and highlights the work that has gone into making them great. Erie Canalway shares best practices and lessons learned from award recipients in hopes that others will be inspired by and learn from them.
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Past Recipients
Award winning sites offer not only inspiration, but strategies that work. Find out what makes each site great and pick up a few tips from our recipients.

2011 Heritage Award booklet cover


Lock 60, Macedon Enlarged Erie Lock 60 and Gallup's Change Bridge,
Macedon (2013)
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Restored 1842 Nine Mile Creek Aqueduct,
Camillus (2011)  
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Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum,
Chittenango (2010)
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Village of Brockport (2009)
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Canal Place,
Little Falls (2008)
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School Street Hydroelectric Facility,
Brookfield Renewable Power, Cohoes (2008)
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Honorable Mention Recipients
Bushnell's Basin Boat Dock & Canal Amenity Center,
Bushnell's Basin  
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Trail of Hope,
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Verona Beach Lighthouse,
Town of Verona (2011)
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Delta Sonic Heritage Farm at the Buffalo Zoo,
Buffalo (2011)
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Historical Murals of Lyons,
Lyons (2010)

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Mohawk Towpath Byway,
Waterford and Cohoes to Schenectady (2010)
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Erie Canal Discovery Center and Lockport Visitor's Center, Lockport (2009)
Spencerport Depot and Canal Museum,
Spencerport (2009)

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Fort Plain Free Library,
Fort Plain (2008)
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Historic Palmyra's Wm. Phelps General Store and Home, Palmrya (2008)
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Contact Director of Communications and Outreach Jean Mackay at (518) 237-7000, ext. 222.
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