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Guided Tour of the D&H Canal Five Lock Walk


D&H Canal Museum and Mid-Hudson Visitor Center
1315 Main Street (NYS Route 213)
High Falls, NY 12440

41.827148 -74.127712

County: Ulster
Region: Mid Hudson


  • September 10, 2023, 2:00PM
  • September 24, 2023, 2:00PM
Detailed Times/Hours The Museum is open 7 days 10am-5pm.


Event Type Historic Site Tour/History Description Come to the D&H Canal Museum in High Falls and take a free guided tour of the national historic landmark Five Lock Walk. See five restored locks from the final 1850 enlargement of the D&H Canal, the first million dollar private enterprise in US history. The Canal ran for 108 miles from Honesdale PA to Rondout NY to bring coal from Carbondale PA to NYC, running from 1828 through 1898. The Canal fueled the industrial revolution in America and helped make NYC the world's largest city. It informed the 19C history of all the towns along its route. Approximately 1/2 mile. Organization Hosting the Event D&H Canal Historical Society Phone Number 845-687-2000

Additional Information

Event Duration (hours): 1.5

Family Friendly
Wheelchair Accessible
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Yes
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