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Sep
14
Saturday
Sep
14
Sat
Flight of Five Reconstruction TourEducation :: Historical also Education :: Demonstration
Flight of Five Reconstruction Tour
11:00 AM
The Flight of Five
Description:
Visitors have the opportunity to experience the epic reconstruction of the Erie Canal Flight of Five - Unlocking an Engineering Marvel. This is a docent-led 'behind the scenes' tour of the engineering marvel of its day. The staircase set of five locks that enabled boats to 'sail uphill' over the formidable Niagara Escarpment.

- Before Reconstruction
- During Reconstruction
- After Reconstruction

Join our volunteer Fight of Five Lock Tenders to manually push the 1-ton balance beams that open the wooden Lock Gates

Hours: 11am-1pm

1 hour narrated waking tour of the Erie Canal Flight of Five Locks, beginning on Canal Street and covering the 60 foot descent over the Niagara Escarpment

Groups of 2 to 19 - Free of charge; No Reservations Required
Groups of 20 or more - $2 per person

Tours depart from the Erie Canal Discovery Center Every Saturday
Age Group: All Ages
Venue: The Flight of Five
Address: Canal St. Lockport, New York 14094
Phone: (716) 349-7998

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