Flight of Five Reconstruction Tour

This one-hour complimentary walking tour will feature the history of the Erie Canal, as well as the design and construction of the original Flight of Five Locks. Due to season-long reconstruction of Erie Canal Lock 68, visitors have the unique opportunity to view the historic Locks 67-71 prior to reconstruction, during reconstruction and upon completion of reconstruction. After the tour, there is an opportunity to try your hand as a Locktender! Be part of a team that opens and closes the replica 5 ton lock gates. (Groups of 10 and more people must make reservations in advance for the Reconstruction Tour; a $2 per person donation is requested from large groups.)

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