Westcott Community

The Westcott Neighborhood of Syracuse, NY

A vibrant eastside neighborhood rich in history, culture, food and entertainment

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Thursday November 17 2022
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Beer-ie Canal: Brewing on the Erie Canal

Hosted by: Petit Branch Library

Virtual and in-person

A talk with Erie Canal Museum Educator Derrick Pratt

Join us for an enlightening discussion about the history of the breweries along the Erie Canal during its construction up until the present day. The Erie Canal was a transformative waterway for various industries along its route, including brewing, which flourished from Albany to Buffalo. This discussion examines the Canal’s beer boom in the 19th century and its new one in the 21st.

Please register in advance for the Zoom link if attending virtually.