2012 Photo Contest winner “Sunset at Lock 33? by Gary EisenhartWinning entries to be featured in 2014 calendar  Waterford, N.Y. -  Entries for the 8th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest are being accepted now through September 6, 2013 . Winning photos will be displayed in the 2014 Erie Canalway calendar. Keep your camera clicking all summer long. Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit prints and digital images in four contest categories: Bridges, Buildings and Locks; For the Fun of It; On the Water; and the Nature of the Canal. The contest captures and shares the beauty, history, people, and distinctive character of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, which is comprised of the Erie, Oswego, Cayuga/Seneca, and Champlain Canals, and their historic alignments, and surrounding communities. Download official contest rules and an entry form: http://www.eriecanalway.org/get-involved_photo-contest.htm  The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor spans 524 miles across the full expanse of upstate New York, encompassing the Erie, Cayuga-Seneca, Oswego, and Champlain canals and their historic alignments, as well as more than 230 canal communities.  Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission and the Erie Canalway Heritage Fund work in partnership to preserve our extraordinary heritage, to promote the Corridor as a world class tourism destination, and to foster vibrant communities connected by the waterway.

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Photo: 2012 Photo Contest winner "Sunset at Lock 33" by Gary Eisenhart Contact:  Jean Mackay, 518-237-7000, ext 222 jean_mackay@partner.nps.gov