About Us


Become a member of the Canal Society of New York State and become a part of a group of canal enthusiasts who are united in their concern for keeping alive the history of the canals in New York State. Members receive a subscription to the Society’s journal --Bottoming Out, and invitations to our twice a year fieldtrips and other special events.

In addition, Society members form a network of canal experts to call upon for advice, help and canal advocacy for projects across the state.

Join now and help make a difference in New York’s canal heritage. Click here to download a PDF of the membership form.