Syracuse in Onondaga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Syracuse Heritage Area
The Syracuse Heritage Area, located in the city's downtown core, celebrates the themes of Business, Capital, and Transportation. New York State Heritage Areas honor the state's rich legacy of history and culture, encourage preservation and appreciation of historic places, and promote cultural and economic development through public and private investment.
c. 1888 Junction of the Erie and Oswego Canals. The building in the upper right is the former City Hall.
c. 1903 Syracuse Weighlock Building.
c. 1892 The Syracuse Weighlock Building looking east.
c. 1900 Syracuse City Hall main entry
c. 1900 Syracuse City Hall looking south.
c. 1880 Birds Eye View of the Erie Canal looking east. The boat that is turning into the canal from the Weighlock is heading into the Oswego Canal.
Erected by New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 43° 3.044′ N, 76° 8.975′ W. Marker is in Syracuse, New York, in Onondaga County. Marker is on Erie Boulevard East west of Montgomery Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in the rectangular plaza at the southwest corner of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Syracuse NY 13202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Onondaga Indians (within shouting distance of this marker); Gardening Along the Erie Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Why a Weighlock? (within shouting distance of this marker); Gateway to the World (within shouting distance of this marker); How Much Does a Canal Boat Weigh? (within shouting distance of this marker); Erie Boulevard Was Once the Erie CanalErie Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Locks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Syracuse.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Erie Canal Weighlock
Credits. This page was last revised on January 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.