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Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, New York
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor is one of 37 federally designated National Heritage Areas. Its purpose is to help preserve and interpret the historical, natural, scenic, and recreational resources reflecting its national significance and to help foster revitalization of canal-side communities.

Camillus Wilcox Octagon House
Built by Isaiah Wilcox in 1856, according to the trend setting ideas of journalist and phrenologist Orson Fowler, the Wilcox Octagon House is six stories from deep cellar to cupola. The exterior and much of the interior of the house was restored in 1991 and the house is decorated with antiques and artifacts representing the era from 1856–1900. Located less than 3 miles from Sim's Store Museum and the Camillus Erie Canal Park, a visit to both sites makes for a perfect day's outing.

Town of Camillus
The Camillus area has much of interest both from a historical and a recreational point of view. Please use the links at the left to access information about the history of the town & government, as well as the many local attractions, recreation and entertainment options that are available to residents and visitors alike.

Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance
Information about the Finger Lakes Region's wineries, vacation packages, events, real estate and seasonal specials.

Canal Corporation
The NYS Canal Corporation, a subsidiary corporation under the NYS Thruway Authority, is responsible for the operation, maintenance and promotion of four historic canals that span 524 miles across NYS.

Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse, NY
The Erie Canal Museum (ECM) is a private, nonprofit corporation founded in 1962. It is housed in the 1850 Weighlock Building, where canal boats were weighed during the days when they traveled through the center of Syracuse on the Erie Canal. A gallery full of participatory exhibits gives visitors a look at canal life and promotes hands-on- learning. The Museum has three special exhibits each year that draw on its nationally renowned artifact collection and historical research. Museum tours and specialty programs for all age groups are developed to entertain as well as educate. A variety of school programs are also offered by the Museum.


Erie Canal Park • 5750 Devoe Road, Camillus, NY 13031 • Phone: 315-488-3409