Port Byron in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Erie House
Port Byron / Old Erie Canal Heritage Park
Erected 2016 by New York State Thruway Authority / Canal Corporation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Erie Canal series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
Location. 43° 2.244′ N, 76° 38.065′ W. Marker is in Port Byron, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 90 near Erie Canal Heritage Site. The marker is within the Port Byron Erie Canal Heritage Park, an historical interpretive center/thruway rest area on eastbound Interstate 90. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Byron NY 13140, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blacksmith Shop and Mule Shed (within shouting distance of this marker); Glaciers, Drumlins, and High Level Lakes (within shouting distance of this marker); Tanner's Dry Dock The Erie Canal in Port Byron (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Port Byron's Lock 52 (about 600 feet away); Henry Wells (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brigham Young (approx. 0.6 miles away); Amos S. King (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Byron.
More about this marker. There are no rest rooms or concessions. The park was opened in 2016.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 339 times since then and 124 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. 4. submitted on December 6, 2019, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.