2012eriecanalwaycalendar_cover.jpg 10,000  Free calendars distributed across upstate NY Waterford, N.Y. - The public is invited to pick up a free 2012 Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor calendar starting December 1, 2010 at selected libraries and visitor centers throughout the National Heritage Corridor. Each month features one of twelve winning images from this year's Erie Canalway photo contest. The calendar captures the unique beauty, history, people, and character of New York's canals and canal communities. 10,000 calendars have been distributed and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. For a list of calendar distribution sites visit www.eriecanalway.org. The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor is charged with interpreting, preserving, and celebrating our nation's heritage for the benefit of today's residents and visitors and future generations. The Corridor stretches 524 miles across the full expanse of upstate New York, from Buffalo to Albany and north along the Champlain Canal to Whitehall. It encompasses more than 200 diverse communities connected by a waterway that changed not just the landscape of our state, but also our nation and its history. #### Contact: Jean Mackay, Director of Communications and Outreach 518-237-7000, ext 222 jean_mackay@partner.nps.gov