Erie Canal Crawl – Riverlink Park

As the Champlain Canal Schooner Lois McClure made its way down the Mohawk River towards the City of Amsterdam, newly appointed Director of Economic Development and City Historian Rob von Hasseln along with the Mayor’s Office and the Amsterdam Waterfront Foundation quickly planned an event like no other. Billed as the Canal Crawl, Amsterdam’s Riverlink Park was host to the educational schooner, sculptor Alice Manzi whose work The Painted Rocks of Amsterdam adorns the Riverlink Park addition and the Historic Amsterdam League with an information table, books and postcards. Music was provided by members of the 2012 World Champion Scotia Glenville Pipe Band, Misha Murdoch and Reid Perry, French-Canadian and Irish music by Bernd Neumann, Carol Mandigo and Lenny Broiles. Hamburgers, hotdogs and cold drinks were served by members of the Waterfront Foundation.

It was a great day for meeting people, making new connections and of course taking pictures!

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7 thoughts on “Erie Canal Crawl – Riverlink Park

  1. Nice photos, Jerry!

  2. Great shots Jerry. Thanks for documenting the event and posting the photos for all to see.

  3. gavin Murdoch

    Thank you so much for the great photos!

  4. Susan Welke

    Beautiful Pictures, Thank You

  5. Thomas DAnnunzio

    Hi Jerry, Great photos! So, What’s happening? How was your summer? Tom

    Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2012 06:46:30 +0000 To:

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