Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron

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The Erie Canal Heritage Park, located at the site of former Lock 52 in Port Byron, NY, will offer visitors a glimpse into authentic life on the Erie Canal in the mid-19th to early 20th centuries.  The intriguing walls of the former lock beckon NYS Thruway travelers to pause in their journey to discover history at a totally unique attraction that features walking trails to an intact 19th century canal lock. Future development will include a new Visitors Center with interpretive displays and access to the Erie House 1895 tavern, a blacksmith shop and mule barn.

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