Towpath Day

THE ERIE CANAL is a family orientated festival celebrating canal history featuring a series of narrated vignettes along a mile section of the historic canal. Other activities include: Rotary 5K […]

Volunteer Holiday Party

Sims Store 5750 Devoe Road, Camillus, New York

Bring a dish to pass, your family & your holiday spirit. Beverages will be provided

Discover Buried Treasure In Your Backyard

Could there be buried treasure in Camillus? Did you know Gere Lock Road is named after an actual Erie Canal Lock? Come listen to the first of our Snippets and […]

Adolph Kastor & the Camillus Cutlery Company

Curious about the construction at the Cutlery Building in Camillus? Wondering how Camillus and cutlery came together? Presenter Doug Sutherland will bring the story to life, past and present, for […]

Volunteer Orientation Day

Did you know that all the activities and maintenance at the Camillus Erie Canal Park are operated by volunteers? Do you love history and want to share with visitors? Are […]

Canal Clean Sweep!

Spring is in the air and everything needs a little Spring Cleaning! Would you like to help clear trails, clean & straighten the museum, paint, weed whack or do any […]

Opening Day 2023!

You know Summer is around the corner when we go back to our full calendar hours! Please join us for our kick-off day and see what we've been working on […]

First Boat Rides of 2023!

Come travel the historic Erie Canal over the only rewatered and navigable aqueduct remaining from the First Enlargement of the Erie Canal left in the World! This 45 minute narrated […]

Steam Engine Exhibit Open!

Step back in time and visit our Steam Engine Exhibit, across Devoe Road from the Sims Store Museum. See the impact improvements in machinery had on the local economy. Talk […]