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  Destination:

  Herkimer County, New York

  Where we stayed:

  KOA Herkimer, in a Kamping Kabin.  Tenting and RVs are welcome.  Kottages have private bathrooms and full kitchens.  Pool, creek, picnic shelter, playground, field, camp store.

  What we visited:

  Erie Canal, Lock 18, Herkimer terminal, for a 2 hour tour of canal history.

 

 

 

Entering the lock--high water!                                               Going down--20 ft.!

Opening lock--low water!                                                   Head Lock

Later in the day, we visited the lock to watch!

What's nearby:

Herkimer Diamond Mine (Read the TrekOpinion here)

Baseball Hall of Fame (Coming soon!  Read the TrekOpinion here)

Howe Caverns (Coming soon!  Read the TrekOpininon here)

Books to read:

 

Links:

Erie Canal video

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