Museum Organizing Clean Sweep 2013

(Chittenango, NY – April 2013) Clean Sweep at Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum is Sat. April 20, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event is a spring cleaning to prepare our buildings and grounds for a new visitor season.

Volunteers are needed to vacuum, dust, wash windows, rake, etc. Those unable to work are […]

Museum Holds Luau-themed Party, Discusses Future Events

Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum

(Chittenango, NY -March 2013) A luau-themed party was held at Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum during February break, coordinated by Karlene Becker and Paige Wooldridge. Seven attended aged from 11 to 18 years, and they enjoyed games and refreshments such as ice cream floats.

Deb, Karlene, and Lillie Becker and […]

Fricassee Dinner Supports Museum

(Chittenango, NY- March 2013) A chicken fricassee dinner to benefit Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum will be held on Monday April 15 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Delphia’s restaurant in Chittenango. Tickets are $10 each and are available at the Museum, 717 Lakeport Road, at Delphia’s, at Focal Point Credit Union and at the […]

CLCBM Receives Grant for Outreach Program

Erie Canalway funds to help smaller canal organizations with outreach and planning

(March 2013) The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission is distributing $34,000 in grants to eleven canal-related museums and historic sites to boost their ability to preserve and share the state’s extraordinary canal heritage.

Each site came up with one project that […]

History of the Erie Canal Course Offered

(Chittenango, NY – March 2013) On Monday March 11 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Cazenovia College Extended Learning will offer a special course on the Erie Canal entitled “History of the Erie Canal: The Challenge of 1817” at the Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum.

Noted Canal Historian Gil Roy will lead the class which will […]

Bowling Bash, Model Workshop a Hit

Pictured are the Stanek and Stevens – a family affair.

Elsie Smith won the Penny Bowling Ball, donated by Sally Vittorio.

Kids have fun painting canal boats at Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum.

Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum news

(Chittenango, Canastota, NY – March 2013) On Sunday, Feb. 24, the 10th annual Bowling Bash was […]

Leo to Speak in Chittenango

(Chittenango, NY – March 2013) Author Hank Leo, Jr., of Verona, will speak about his book “Home When the Streetlights Come On” at Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum Sunday, March 10, at 2 p.m. His book is a collection of childhood memories and adult reflections of growing up when life seemed slower and perhaps easier. […]

Kids Boat-Building Workshop Planned

(Chittenango, NY – Feb. 2013) A kids canal boat building workshop will be held at the Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum Feb. 19 and 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. Build and paint your own canal boat model in this workshop conducted by “Shades of Orange” studio.

The workshop is for children age 5 and […]

Passport Partners Award I-Pad

Pictured are Patricia Hoffman of Oneida Community Mansion House, Barbara Shuck and Jim Walter of Madison County Tourism.

Madison County Tourism News

(Oneida, NY – Jan. 2013) A lucky visitor to Madison County is the proud owner of a brand new iPad after her name was drawn from all the completed cultural and historic […]

Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum holds Volunteer Reception

Brian McIntyre was the winner of the 2012 Steersman Award.

Pictured are Chittenango High School students ( in alphabetical order) Anna Galbraith, Thea Gamboa, Emily Norman, Ben Posthill and Sam Wendt.

Former Executive Director Joan DiChristina’s family waits to surprise her.

Joan DiChristina is pictured with her family.

Pictured is Doug Rainbow, co-founder of the […]

Museum to Hold Annual Membership Meeting

(Chittenango, NY – Jan. 2013)N Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum’s annual membership meeting is Sat. Jan. 5 at 9 a.m. at the museum, 7010 Lakeport Road, Chittenango.

 

Chittenango Museum to Host Bake and Gift Shop Sale

(Chittenango, NY – Dec. 2012) The Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum will host a Holiday Bake Sale and Gift Shop Sale Saturday Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Come and shop for the holidays, find unique canal-related gifts such as children’s and adult books on the Erie Canal and local history and historic […]